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by ellateflag
Sat Jun 01, 2013 3:51 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Do animals other than humans have emotional responses?
Replies: 4
Views: 6546

Do animals other than humans have emotional responses?

And what are "emotional responses"?
by ellateflag
Wed May 29, 2013 1:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can biological needs be tested experimentally?
Replies: 4
Views: 3196

Re:

Cat wrote:What do you mean by "need"?


I suppose as in a requirement, such as for food in order to not die. Or more specifically for a specific nutrient.
by ellateflag
Wed May 29, 2013 1:04 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: What portion of the human nervous system is peripheral NS?
Replies: 0
Views: 2074

What portion of the human nervous system is peripheral NS?

And what is the total mass of the nervous system of a human of average hight?
by ellateflag
Fri May 24, 2013 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can biological needs be tested experimentally?
Replies: 4
Views: 3196

Can biological needs be tested experimentally?

As in, is there a way of quantifying and testing whether or not a specific 'need' exists in an animal? Can the concept of needs be studied scientifically?
by ellateflag
Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:58 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Functional intricacies of the thalamus
Replies: 1
Views: 10303

Functional intricacies of the thalamus

Hi, I'm currently studying aspects of the (mammalian) thalamus, does anyone know how information is filtered or filtered out, exactly? Is there a summation, or what are the factors that determine whether stimuli get through to the cortex or not? How does it work? Any info or relevant links/literatur...
by ellateflag
Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:05 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Apoptosis in the substantia nigra
Replies: 1
Views: 5412

Apoptosis in the substantia nigra

Why is there a higher level of apoptosis in the substantia nigra? Or is there?