2.1 Interaction of Heredity and Environment
2.2 The Endocrine System
2.3 Overview of the Nervous System and the Neuron
2.4 Neural Firing
2.5 Influence of Drugs on Neural Firing
2.6 The Brain
2.7 Tools for Examining Brain Structure and Function
2.8 The Adaptable Brain
2.9 Sleep and Dreaming
2.A Discuss psychology’s abiding interest in how heredity, environment, and evolution work together to shape behavior.
2.B Identify key research contributions of scientists in the area of heredity and environment.
2.C Predict how traits and behavior can be selected for their adaptive value.
2.E Describe the nervous system and its subdivisions and functions.
2.F Identify basic processes and systems in the biological bases of behavior, including parts of the neuron.
2.K Recount historic and contemporary research strategies and technologies that support research.
2.L Identify the contributions of key researchers to the development of tools for examining the brain.
2.M Discuss the role of neuroplasticity in traumatic brain injury.
2.N Identify the contributions of key researchers to the study of neuroplasticity.
2.O Describe various states of consciousness and their impact on behavior.
2.P Identify the major psychoactive drug categories and classify specific drugs, including their psychological and physiological effects.
2Q Discuss drug dependence, addiction, tolerance, and withdrawal.
2.R Identify the contributions of major figures in consciousness research.
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