AP Psychology 1.1 Biological Bases of Behavior

AP Psychology 1.1 Biological Bases of Behavior. What is another name for the neuron cell body?

APAP Psychology
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Motivation and EmotionBiological Bases
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which ones isn't it? Let's start with the most terrifying part of the neuron [Arrow pointing to a dendrite part of a neuron]

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the dendrites; These creepy little branches reach out to other cells and

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receive electrochemical information from them they're the communicators not the [Dendrite cell branch receiving electrochemical signals]

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cell body. So C is out. How's this for communications dendrites you're creeping

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us out,... Of course the only way those creepy crawlies can communicate is when

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the synapse lets them well the synapse is basically the neuron info passing [Digram of a synapse]

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gatekeeper but it's not the cell body so we can forget about E... How about B? Once

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information is processed it has to be passed along and that's done by [Information travelling down an axon]

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traveling down the axon if the synapse is the gatekeeper this guy is the

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messenger and the accent often has a bodyguard of its own; the myelin sheath

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which is a fatty white substance that insulates the accent and allow the [People waiting for a train]

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information to travel faster kind of gross sounding yes..our answer no lose them

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both that leaves us with A - the soma or the cell body this is where all the [The soma electrocuting from it's core]

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information is processed think of the soma as the brains of the operation or

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the monster's weak spot whatever helps you sleep at night.. Good luck [Man sleeping in a bed]

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you