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Post by seeker007 » Sun Jun 10, 2012 3:57 pm

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I got this forum helpful about bio and just joined it. Please help me about following questions.

1- Explain the reason for situation of mouth when a favourite food item is imagined ?

2- how the knowledge of nervous system has helped humans to treat diseases like epilepsy paralysis ?

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Post by JackBean » Sun Jun 10, 2012 6:04 pm

Do you know Pavlov?
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Post by seeker007 » Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:59 am

Ivan Pavlov was Russian physiologist.

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Post by JackBean » Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:43 am

Great. Do you know what is he famous for? What was named after him? (except of dogs:)
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Post by seeker007 » Mon Jun 11, 2012 4:23 pm

As I remembered most of his work involved research in temperament, conditioning and involuntary reflex actions. He prepared thesis "Centrifugal nerves of the heart" for which he was awarded Noble Prize (1904). Isn't it ?

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Post by JackBean » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:33 pm

What about the dogs?

(but yes, you have already answered your first question)
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Post by seeker007 » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:56 pm

yeah, Pavlov's famous concept is "conditional reflex". He examined the rates of salivations among dogs.

(oh dear me why i wasn't getting the track , got some points )

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