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BIOPSYCHOLOGY

Biopsychologists generally regard the brain and the mind to be the same thing

Neurons and synaptic transmission

The nerve impulse (or electrical impulse)
starts at the dendrites and then travels
through the axon which is covered in
myelin sheaths which act as insulters,
thus speeding up transmission.

Once the…

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memory and learning. Low levels of serotonin have been associated with aggression in
males

Endorphins: Reduce feelings of pain known as the body's natural painkiller. Also have a
role in producing pleasurable sensations.

The Divisions of the Nervous System




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