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1,875 words, approx. 7 pages
Growth and Differentiation of the Nervous System The nervous system is formed of specialized cells called neurons that use electrical and chemical signals to carry information to and away from the bra... Read more
2,570 words, approx. 9 pages
Nervous System The nervous system is a highly precise and complex system of cells that allows animals to sense, process, and react to cues from the physical environment. The fundamental duty of the ne... Read more
146 words, approx. 1 pages
Psychomotor Stimulant This term is used to describe drugs that act as central nervous system (CNS) stimulants. Such drugs generally are appetite suppressants, decrease sleep and fatigue, increase ener... Read more
1,433 words, approx. 5 pages
Advances in Understanding the Nervous System Overview Neurology, the study of the brain along with the body's nervous system, had little structure in the medical community of late-Medieval and ... Read more
1,782 words, approx. 6 pages
Elucidating the Structure and Workings of the Nervous System Overview The detailed study of the nervous system did not begin in earnest until the middle of the nineteenth century. As with other areas ... Read more
576 words, approx. 2 pages
Drug Effects on the Nervous System The business of the nervous system is to transmit information from one cell to another. Although this happens in different locations and with different neurotransmit... Read more
1,052 words, approx. 4 pages
Nervous System Overview The nervous system is responsible for short-term immediate control of the human body and for communication between various body systems. Although the endocrine system achieves ... Read more
1,470 words, approx. 5 pages
Nervous System How are human functions such as movement, learning, thought, and reflexive action regulated by the body? For a very long time, scholars divided these processes into two large categories... Read more
1,353 words, approx. 5 pages
Central Nervous System Stimulants Central nervous system (CNS) stimulants are medicines that speed up physical and mental processes. They are used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (AD... Read more
1,054 words, approx. 4 pages
Nervous System The nervous system coordinates behavior and helps to maintain the internal stability of animals. It may be as simple as the nerve net of Cnidarians or as complex as the centralized syst... Read more
1,470 words, approx. 5 pages
Nervous System How are human functions such as movement, learning, thought, and reflexive action regulated by the body? For a very long time, scholars divided these processes into two large categories... Read more
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