Hormones and the Human Mind

Objectives for the chapter and helpful videos/songs/charts are listed below. This is not an all inclusive list of the content, but it is an excellent place to start or review! The videos are used as a study tool and may cover more or less than what we will cover in class. I will not test you on anything we did not cover in class, unless stated otherwise.

The Endocrine System

Hormones 24.1 (Pg. 586-589)

  1. Define and describe hormones
  2. Explain how the structure of hormones affect their mode of action on target cells
  3. Describe how a negative feedback system works

The Endocrine Glands 24.2 (Pg. 589-596)

  1. List the major endocrine glands, the hormones they produce, and their effects on the body
  2. Explain why the pituitary gland is considered two glands in one
  3. Discuss the relationship between the hypothalamus and pituitary gland


Drugs and Addiction 24.3 (Pg. 597-604)

  1. Define the term drug
  2. Explain the differences between good and bad drugs

Addiction 24.2 (Pg. 605-607)

  1. Describe the physical and psychological symptoms of drug addiction
  2. Discuss a Christian response to psychoactive drugs

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