reflex respone can be modified by the brain.
1)Reflex responses can be modified and can be overidden by a neuron between the brain &the motor neuron of reflex arc.
2)stimulus causes a particular reflex respone. it can also produce the same respone to a new reflex=a conditional reflex.-the can increases survival
Brain-neurons all intereconnected.
Modify behaviour as result of 'experience'.
co-ordinate compliacted behaviour..
Babies-most neuron connections are not formed. When they learn something new they experience something and they branch out and connect to cells that were previously unconnected. When experiences are repeated-pathways that impulse travel along become stronger-means likely to transmit more impulses. Impulses that aren't used-die off