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response

An action or movement due to the application of a stimulus.

Origin: L. Respondere = to answer, reply


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Hyperadrenergic POTS

... transporter (NET). The resultant inability to adequately clear norepinephrine produces a state of excessive sympathetic activation in response to a variety of sympathetic stimuli. While rare, this mutation has taught us much about the importance of a functional NET. Although functional ...

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by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:38 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hyperadrenergic POTS
Replies: 0
Views: 42

Re: Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas

I just had a thought that maybe instinctive behavior could be simply a series of stimulus and responses where the response of one is the stimulus for the next and so on until the last response is reached. Could this be a viable model for instinctive (innate) behavior?

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by Gannet
Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:47 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas
Replies: 1
Views: 135

Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas

... a species physiology (which includes the nervous system). I challenge the concept of the following behaviors being instinctive (unconditional response) and provide why I think they are learned (conditional response): antipredation behavior - by observing the reactions of others of its species ...

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by Gannet
Sun Mar 02, 2014 5:22 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas
Replies: 1
Views: 135

Does other animals have faster nerve speeds?

... up to 1mm thick and is responsible for the essential system that allows it to pump water and move around. For escaping from trouble this quick response therefore merits a very, very quick response. The actual massive size is probably a response to the fact that the squid lacks effective myelination ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:55 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does other animals have faster nerve speeds?
Replies: 1
Views: 306

Re: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

... lived in grassland, where the slightest change of view could be death. We have the same brain today. Visual motion triggers an acute stress response. This response is a 'survival mechanism' which is given priority over the rest of the body functions. The emotions are tied into this response. ...

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by wript
Mon Feb 03, 2014 12:51 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
Replies: 45
Views: 32843
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