PSYCH 575 COMPLETE COURSE (Physiological Psychology) PSYCH 575 Week 1 Individual Assignment Biological Psychology Worksheet ?? Complete ?the University of Phoenix Material: Biological Psychology Worksheet, located on the student website. PSYCH 575 Week 2 Individual Assignment Neuron Worksheet ?? Complete? the University of Phoenix Material: Neuron Worksheet, located on the student website. ?? Use ?the following terms to complete Part I of the worksheet: Axon Axon hillock Dendrites Myelin sheath Node of Ranvier Nucleus Soma Terminal button PSYCH 575 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Outline and Reference List for Neurotransmitters Chart ?? Begin working on the Neurotransmitters Chart assignment. ?? Create an Outline of the Chart (what neurotransmitters that will be presented) ?? Determine who will be assigned to complete each section and indicate on the outline. ?? Attach the Reference List in APA formatting. PSYCH 575 Week 3 Individual Assignment Historical Case Study ?? Select ?a well documented historical case study of an individual who experienced a neurological disorder, disease, or accident that resulted in an interruption in his or her vision, hearing, or motor control. ?? Prepare ?a 7- to 10-slide Microsoft? Power Point? presentation addressing the following questions: What neurological disorder, disease, or accident took place to interrupt this individual?s ability? What behaviors were exhibited by this individual following the disorder, disease, or accident? What were the individual?s deficits as a result of this disorder, disease, or accident? What treatments did the individual seek? Were any available at the time? What are the research implications of the case study? How did this help scientists and doctors better understand the disorder or disease? How did this case help scientists and doctors better understand how the brain works? Note . Online students: Include substantive speaker notes. Ground students: Present a 10- to 15-minute presentation along with your Microsoft? Power Point? slides.? ?? Format ?your presentation consistent with APA guidelines. PSYCH 575 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Neurotransmitters Chart ?? Complete? the University of Phoenix Material: Neurotransmitter Chart, located on the student website. PSYCH 575 Week 4 Learning Team Assignment The Man Without a Memory Paper ?? Open? an Internet search engine. ?? Search ?for and view the following video?Man without a Memory- Clive Wearing. ?? Address , in a 350- to 700-word paper, the following questions with your Learning Team: o? How would you define the relationship between learning something and remembering it? o? What specific region of Clive?s brain is damaged to result in this memory loss? o? How do you explain Clive?s loss of memory for most things, despite his lasting memory for his wife and the piano? o? If you were Clive, what memories would you miss the most? o? How are emotions linked to memories? Provide some examples to support your answers. Note. ?Online students: Use the? Learning Team ?forum to engage in the discussion. Summarize the team discussion in a 350- to 700-word paper. PSYCH 575 Week 5 Individual Assignment Disorder Paper ?? Select ?a neurological, psychological, or neurodevelopmental disorder. ?? Write? a 2,450- to 3,500-word paper comparing and contrasting three therapeutic interventions used to treat this disorder. Compare measures of effectiveness, such as validity, efficacy, symptom and behavior management, and recidivism. One therapy should be cognitive in nature, one should be pharmacological in nature, and the third should be an alternative therapeutic treatment. ?? Identify ?common symptoms associated with your disorder and rates of symptom reduction or management as reported with the three treatments. Based on your research, what would be your approach to treating the condition? Identify which treatments you would use. Explain why. ?? Analyze ?the neurophysiological underpinnings of diseases and disorders.? ?? Examine? contemporary attitudes toward the three treatments you selected. PSYCH 575 Week 6 Learning Team Assignment Effect of Drug Use Presentation ?? Select? one brain-altering drug?a street drug, a prescription drug, or a legal drug, such as alcohol or tobacco. ?? Create ?a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft? PowerPoint? presentation in which you address the following: Identify your drug and define its primary use in our culture. Identify rates of use and populations affected by using this drug. Discuss the regions of the brain affected by this drug. How does this drug alter brain chemistry?? ? ? How do high versus low doses of this drug compare in altering behavior, mood, and cognition?? ? ? Discuss the implications of one-time, casual, or long-term use on the physiology of the brain, and on behavior, mood, and cognition. ? ? If a person developed an addiction to the drug you selected, what therapeutic interventions would be used to treat the addiction? Discussions: What are the major underlying assumptions of physiological psychology? What effect do these assumptions have on psychology? What are some techniques or research methods used to examine the link between the brain and behavior? What are some findings in biological psychology that can result or have resulted from these techniques or research methods? Select two glial cells. Describe their structure and functions in the nervous system. In the brain, most excitatory communication in synapses occurs by way of glutamate and most inhibitory communication occurs by way of gamma-aminobutyric acid. In general terms, describe what the other neurotransmitters do.? What are the five senses? What is the nature of sensation and perception, as they apply to the five senses? In your opinion, which is more important, sensation or perception? Describe how vision, hearing, and motor control are affected in a person who suffers from a stroke. Explain the difference between positive emotions on memory and stressful or fearful emotions on memory. Why do positive life experiences last in long-term memory, while stressful or fearful life experiences are often lost or buried in people?s memories? If we learn what we remember and remember what we learn, provide a neurological explanation?the best you can with current findings?of why people with Alzheimer?s disease forget what they have learned and may have known for decades.? What is psychopharmacology? What are some positive aspects related to psychopharmacology? What are some drawbacks? Therapies have come a long way to help those with neurological, psychological, or neurodevelopmental disorders. Provide two cognitive and two pharmacological therapies you believe are the most promising and why. Identify what disorders they are designed to help. How does the use of alcohol affect pregnancy? What kinds of long-term behavioral effects can result from fetal alcohol syndrome? Do you believe that drug abuse is hereditary? Why or why not?
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