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Stimulus control

stimulus control

The use of conditioning techniques to bring the target behaviour of an individual under environmental control.

See: classical conditioning.

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Nervous system

... it brings about feelings of euphoria (pleasure). Serotonin affects the control of moods in a person. After being secreted into the synapse, dopamine ... does this have? 4.In a classic experiment, the strength of a neural stimulus and the resulting muscle contraction are compared. A single motor ...

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by Catherine89
Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Nervous system
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Homeostatic Process

... that are maintained for the body) d. A regulated variable e. A stimulus (I know it isn't, since stimulus would be the change of osmolarity of the plasma) Antagonistic control mechanisms?--> b. Two effectors with opposite effects c. Only delayed responses ...

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by Nicolodn
Sat Sep 18, 2010 6:58 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Homeostatic Process
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Glucose homeostatic negative feedback system

... answers. In short and basically speaking, does it work like this?: Stimulus: Low/high glucose levels. Receptor: Pancreas. Control centre: What part of the CNS does it involve? Effector: 1. Cells taking up more glucose/releasing ...

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by TheAnswer
Sat Jun 05, 2010 6:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Glucose homeostatic negative feedback system
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Re: Please Help - The Heart

... fibers are specialized myocardial fibers that conduct an electrical stimulus or impulse that enables the heart to contract in a coordinated fashion. atrioventricular node - is a part of electrical control system of the heart that co-ordinates heart rate. It electrically connects ...

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by PleaseHelp
Mon Feb 22, 2010 1:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please Help - The Heart
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peripheral nervous system

... If I'm right, it means: somatic nervous system ALWAYS receives the stimulus from outside of the organism and ALWAYS controls skeletal muscles; autonomic nervous system ALWAYS receives stimuli from inside of ...

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by kk
Fri Mar 20, 2009 12:38 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: peripheral nervous system
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Views: 10621
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