Chapter 2 Outline

Part I Biological Foundations of Behavior

Introduction: A Stimulating Experience

The Nervous System Is Composed of Cells

Study questions: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11

BOX 2.1 Neuroanatomical Methods Provide Ways to Make Sense of the Brain

The Nervous System Consists of Central and Peripheral Divisions

Study questions: 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26

BOX 2.2 Three Customary Orientations for Viewing the Brain and Body

The Brain Is Described by Both Structure and Function

Study questions: 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35

Specialized Support Systems Protect and Nourish the Brain

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Brain Imaging Techniques Reveal the Structure and Function of the Living Human Brain

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BOX 2.3 Isolating Specific Brain Activity

The Cutting Edge: Two Heads Are Better Than One

Study questions: 45 | 46

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