Monday, October 13, 2008

Monday 10/13

Study guide for Brain test:
make sure you have notes on these items, and be able to identify them:

brain size
pituitary gland
fight-flight response
endocrine system
central nervous system
limbic system
parasympathetic nervous system
somatic nervous system
forebrain temporal
frontal lobe
occipital lobe
autonomic nervous system
sympathetic nervous system
peripheral nervous system
corpus callosum
somatic nervous system

Choose 4 topics to write answers for:

Psychosurgey, and discuss advantages and disadvantages
Electronic Brain stimulation, discuss pros and cons
Heredity vs. the Environment, choose a side and discuss
Do animals think, choose a side and use examples
Ethology, is it worth studying why or why not
Alzheimers and Parkinsons disease, causes, symptoms, and treatments

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