1. What are the basic structures/functions of a neuron? How do neurons communicate

Assignment 5 Essays Part I:
Your assignments must reflect analysis and synthesis of the learning outcomes for this course. All assignments MUST be typed, double-spaced, in APA style and must be written at graduate level English. The content, conciseness and clarity of your answers will be considered in the evaluation of your work. The average length of answers to essay questions is 1-2 pages PER QUESTION, although some answers may vary. You must integrate the material presented in the text and cite your work according to APA format.

1. What are the basic structures/functions of a neuron? How do neurons communicate?
2. What are the major structures of the brain? What is the function of each major structure?
3. Discuss the major techniques of brain research. Be sure to include any pros and cons associated with each.
4. Discuss the major brain structures involved in vision analysis/comprehension. Explain for each major structure what problems in vision and/or analysis/comprehension would arise if they were damaged.

Assignment Outcomes:

Analyze the fundamental concepts of physiological psychology

Evaluate the importance of research and knowledge in physiological psychology Synthesize the findings of physiological psychology with other aspects of psychology

Compare psychological activities and conditions to their underlying physiological psychological bases