PSYCHOBIOLOGY

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The mind-body question
a) Concerns whether the mind is spiritual or physical. b) remains unsolved today (originally imposed by philosophers) c) involves a choice between the positions of monism and dualism.
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The explanation of behaviour in terms of physiological processes is an example of
Determinism
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An example of reduction:
The classical conditioning of a child's phobic reactions to horses.
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Soma (body)
a) its shape is remarkably uniform from cell to cell. b) contains the nucleus. c) provides for the life processes of the cell.
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The axon:
transmits the action potential.
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Glia cells (supporting cells):
a) cannot replace themselves t
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