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affected by a tremor, or by a nervous disease; weakened; overcome by some violent influence or sensation; shoked.

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Does other animals have faster nerve speeds?

i was thinking, though animals do not have a long chain of thought (ie, stimulus -> brain ->memory -> action); would they have faster nerves speeds or brain speeds, if they had faster brains with low capacity; and if fast enough (relativity) then would they hear sound in a lower frequency? ...

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by 1832vin
Wed Feb 05, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does other animals have faster nerve speeds?
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Views: 2824

Action potentials of an earthworm going negative first

... the action potentials. A bit more information on the earthworm if it at all influences this is that they have 3 main nerve cords where all the nerves bundles are held, 2 of them carrying the signals down the worm and the other transmitting them to the front. Thanks very much guys. Sorry if ...

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by IsDolan
Mon Jan 20, 2014 3:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Action potentials of an earthworm going negative first
Replies: 2
Views: 1592

Human Collembola Infestations

... to something. I never knew that the nerve endings under my skin can make me feel like I have bugs jumping and crawling on me. He said we have nerves all under our skin and when they get hypersensitive they can make you feel like bugs crawling up and down our body, tingling, buzzing and jumping. ...

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by sunshine123
Mon Jan 13, 2014 6:50 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
Replies: 47
Views: 132352


... probable explanations) for it.[...] The most popular theories for how shc happens is a metabolic runaway event or a chemical reaction. the nerves produce small currents but even though small those currents generate some heat and a short-circuit of the nervous system is thought of as another ...

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by Coelacanth
Fri Jan 03, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help! I'm freaking out so badly please answer this!
Replies: 14
Views: 7436

What are some reasons that prove adaptations are not designe

... and cones) are found behind the nerve cells - i.e., light has to pass through the nerve cells before striking the rods and cones. Also, those nerves have to leave the eye via the optic nerve, which passes through the retina, leaving a blind spot in each eye. The tissue from which cephalopod ...

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by thoffnagle
Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:04 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What are some reasons that prove adaptations are not designe
Replies: 12
Views: 8436
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