Essay on Nervous System

The body’s nervous system has three (3) main parts

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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The Nervous System Essay

Vertebrates have a spinal column or backbone. Vertebrates have neurons that are outside that spinal column called Peripheral Neurons and neurons inside the spinal column and head called Central Neurons. i) Peripheral Neurons a) Efferent Nerves (motor nerves) send signals from central nerves to effector organs; b) Afferent Nerves (sensory nerves) send signals from sensory […]

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Sjogren Syndrome

Jamilieh Knight Sjogren Syndrome Sjogren’s Syndrome is a chronic autoimmune disease where the white blood cells attack the moisture producing glands. The disorder may cause dry eye, mouth, skin, nose, and vaginal dryness. Sjogren can also affect the kidney, gastrointestinal system, blood vessels, lungs, liver, pancreas, and the central nervous system. Sjogren’s can occur alongside […]

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Psychology: Nervous System and William James

1. Professor Lewis studies the history of psychology. She would most likely agree with which of the following statements about psychology’s early history? 2. In thinking about psychology and consciousness, the idea that the mind and the body are separate entities that interact makes a lot of sense to you. This view that you hold […]

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Extraversion – Intraversion

In 1978, Hogan presented a theory which stated that introverts have lower cortical arousability in contrast to extraverts who have a higher arousability. There are many contrasting theories on extraversion-introversion and time perception. One of these theories was Eysenck’s concepts on extraversion. Eysenck’s Personality Theory is primarily based on the operation of the Central Nervous […]

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The Comparison of Nervous Systems in Humans, Cnidarians, Flatworms, and Annelids

The nervous system is one of the most important organ systems in the body. It is in charge of all of the things that happen within the body. Being responsible for receiving sensory input from internal and external stimuli, integrating and processing information, and generating output, it would be hard to survive without a nervous […]

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Peception Involves Bottom and Top Down Processing

The perceptual system is comprised of a of a diverse range of senses including visual, auditory, olfactory and tactition; the perceptual system is part of the nervous system, which contains millions of nerve cells called receptors that sense and respond to a plethora of sensory stimuli including light, sound and temperature. The act of perceiving […]

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Essential Questions

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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Hans Eysenck

Hans Eysenck’s biography and work is one of the most influential scientists in psychology history. With his work, he laid the bases for the scientific study not only on personality, but also on human behavior. Hans Eysenck, known for his defiant and reluctant views against the already grounded norms, is the most cited psychologist of […]

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