The body’s nervous system has three (3) main parts
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BRAIN SPINAL CORD NERVES All three (3) of these parts work together to tell our bodies what to do. For example: The brain says, “Hey, I want to exercise!” So, it sends a message to the spinal cord, who then gives the message to the nerves, who then deliver the message to the rest of […]

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Sensory information
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The spinal cord, which is 43cm long, is encased in the vertebrae and is the main communication cable between the CNS and the PNS. ‘The nerve fibres running from various parts of the body to and from the brain are gathered together in the spinal cord, where they are protected by the bony spinal vertebrae.’ […]

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Neurons: the Basic Elements of Behavior
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Neurons: the Basic Elements of Behavior BY Debbte02 Elements 1 Neurons: The Basic Elements of Behavior Introduction to Psychology 101 Elements 2 The Basic Elements of Behavior The human body is a tremendous creation that is quite capable of performing a multitude of multifaceted movements and thoughts. In addition to its’ ability to move and […]

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Action Potential Behavior Neuron Physiology
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Neurotransmitters are chemicals that communicate between nerves. In some ways, neurons are like computers: they receive messages, process those messages, and send out the results as new messages to other cells. In the case of neurons, messages consist of chemicals that interact with the outer surface of the cell membrane. This chemical interaction with the […]

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The Neuromuscular Junction
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The Neuromuscular Junction by: Dominique Latham 651 words A neuromuscular junction is a place in the body where the axons of motor nerves meet the muscle, thus transmitting messages from the brain which cause the muscle to contract and relax. Every organism has thousands of neuromuscular joints which are the locations and means by which […]

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VHDL Implementation: Using Spike Sorting Algorithm
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Ramya Yapala VHDL IMPLEMENTAION USING SPIKE SORTING ALGORITHM A THESIS SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MICRO ELECTRONICS VHDL IMPLEMENTATION USING SPIKE SORTING ALGORITHM A Thesis submitted to Newcastle University for the degree of MSc Micro Electronics 2011 Supervisor: Dr Graeme Chester Student Name: Ramya Yapala Student Number: 109230832 […]

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Human Physiology Analysis
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The inside of the cell membrane is negative, not only due to the active transport system but also because of _intracellular proteins_, which remain negative due to intracellular pH and keep the inside of the cell membrane negative. 3. Why don’t the terms depolarization and action potential mean the same thing? -Depolarization and action potential […]

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Edexcel Biology Unit
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Anatomical Large (incisor) teeth for dealing with tough fibrous plant material and digging Lack of fur and reduced eyes Physiological egg ability of neuroses to tolerate oxygen deprivation Behavioral – soldiers defending colony against predators and rivals (instead of running away and saving themselves) Give two examples of features that help triangulation in most mammals […]

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Experiment of Zoology
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3. Why don’t the terms depolarization and action potential mean the same thing? The terms depolarization and action potential differ because are excitable cells that communicate by transmitting electrical impulses that are capable of producing rapid electrical signals and depolarization in the interior surface of the membrane which becomes less negative and the exterior surface […]

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Frog Muscle Labs
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A motor unit is a motor neuron and the muscle fiber It controls. A whole muscle is made up of hundreds of motor units that are handled by different motor neurons that react at dfferent levels of stimulation. The electric shock acts as an action potential by changing the membrane permeability allowing the sodium and […]

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General Cutaneous Sensations
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LAB 2 GENERAL CUTANEOUS SENSATIONS INTRODUCTION This lab involves the examination of cutaneous receptors. There are four exercises. For this lab, report your observations in a formal report, according to the formatting prescribed in Lab Report Format. doc which is found on Blackboard under Assignments/Before You Begin. Equipment needed: Metal calipers or compass with pencil […]

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Campbells Ap Biology Chapter 48 Notes
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Campbell’s AP Biology Notes Chapter 48: Nervous Systems Command and Control Center The human brain contains an estimated 100 billion nerve cells, or neurons Each neuron my communicate with thousands of other neurons Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is a technology that can reconstruct a 3-D map of brain activity The results of brain imaging […]

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Compound Action Potentials
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Yentl Smith BIOL 3810-504 Compound Action Potentials Date Performed: 15FEB2011 Date Due: 01MAR2011 Introduction Neurons are the cells that receive and transmit electrical signals (University of North Texas, 2010). The ability of the neuron to conduct these impulses is because of an electrochemical voltage across the plasma membrane of that neuron. An action potential is […]

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Essential Questions
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1. What is communication? Communication is by definition the exchange of information between different places. In today’s society, people may relay information on the phone or in a conversation. Similarly, in the body, it is common that information needs to travel in order to make decisions or carry out decisions. For example, a person may […]

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