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The brain has billions of nerve pathways.

New pathways form during development.

During learning the pathways are more likely to trigger impaulses, so skills can be learnt by experiences.

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memory is the store and retrieval of information.

memory can be long term, or short term

human remeber better if they see a pattern in information

humans have complex behaviour

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living things respond to stimulus to help them servive

simple reflexs travel though reflex arcs

animals with simple behaviour can not respond to new situations.

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neurons carry electrical inpaulses

neurons are seperated by synapes

some drugs have an affect on the transmission of inpaulses across the synapes.

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stimulus are detected by receptor cells

nerve impaulses are carried along a sensory nerve to the CNS

the CNS is made up of the brain and the spinal cord which conrol the bodies responses

the effector carries out the response  

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newborn reflexes




adult reflexes

knee jerk

pupil reflex

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