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    the peripheral nervous system, but we’ll specifically review the autonomic system which controls involuntary muscles. These muscles are the smooth muscles found in structures such as blood vessels, airways, glands, and cardiac muscles within the heart. This system also regulates numerous functional characteristics such as blood pressure, heart rate, respiration rate, digestion, and sweating. Additionally, the autonomic system is divided into two subdivisions known as the sympathetic and the parasympathetic, which are triggered by the scenario that one might find themselves in for example a bear attack in the woods or a sudden case of the flu. First, we’ll begin with our unexpected encounter with a hungry bear…

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    gland is stimulated by its parasympathetic nerve. a) Describe the organization of the parasympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system The autonomic nervous system (ANS) is a part of the peripheral nervous system that largely acts involuntarily. It consists of nerves in cardiac muscle, smooth muscle, exocrine and endocrine glands. The main visceral activities are temperature regulation, digestion, blood pressure and genitourinary function. The second main division of the peripheral…

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    It was a blustery and gloomy morning as I trudged along the weathered pavement to the entrance of the church. My Sympathetic Nervous System was revved up as I anticipated what lie behind the faded and chipped paint door. Upon entering the room I was jovially greeted by a man with a melodious “Welcome!” There were about thirty people from all different lifestyles, huddled in the room around three long wooden tables. Men and women, some appeared jovial and others exhibited a flat effect. The…

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    The Metamorphosis and The Turn of the Screw speak to many emotions due to the multiple interpretations, such as sympathy. In The Turn of the Screw the sympathetic reader looks at the Governess. She is young, inexperienced, naïve, and in a strange place with strange children. The governess is put in a difficult position when she takes on the children who seem to stray from normal mannerisms of youth. Readers are sympathetic towards the governess because the children seem deceitful and yet, act…

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    In Sherwood Anderson’s, Winesburg, Ohio, the author intends for the reader to sympathize more with Wing Biddlebaum, a once-proud schoolteacher, over Doctor Reefy, a social recluse. The style with which Anderson wrote each character played a significant role as to how the readers will interpret them. Readers can sympathize with the type of isolation that was forced upon Wing Biddlebaum more than the self-imposed isolation of Doctor Reefy. The accusations made against Wing which forced him out of…

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    A quote by Margaret J. Wheatley states, “Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.” In order for us to gain any knowledge from what we have learned throughout this course we first must be open-minded to seeing things from a different perspective. Learning to become self-aware, becoming conscious of one’s own biases, and learning about and becoming sympathetic to those who are different are three simple ways we can…

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    Conquering Mountains When little things are bothering someone too much it will start causing problems in relationships and everyday life. A significant other took the trash out, a good event, but they forgot to put a new trash bag in the bin. A person not experiencing being bothered by little things may just be happy the trash is out. Someone bothered by the small incidents, however, may look past the good act and be more irritated by the missing bag. When the irritation turns into an argument…

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    1. The Concept of Stress Coping Strategies Stress coping strategies are important factors in determining stress outcomes. When a person is facing extreme stressful situation, it is likely the person will evaluate the stressful situation as according to Lazarus and Folkman (1984). The Transactional Model of Stress and Coping Theory is a framework which emphasises appraisal to evaluate the potential solutions and complication of an event, which could affect the process of coping with a…

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    Stress and Child Development Stress is defined as a physical, chemical, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension and may be a factor in disease causation. Stress is simply produced by something that causes strong feelings of worry or anxiety (n.d.). Factors that cause stress, otherwise known as stressors, stem from problems found in life, work, etc. Stress is a response that is caused by a demand. There are those who believe that stress is introduced in adulthood, especially…

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    There is a complete physical, psychological and emotional breakdown. This requires immediate attention. The physiology of stress While preparing for flight or fight response our body undergoes following changes: • Increased heart rate, blood pressure and respiration. Pumping more blood to the muscles, supplying more oxygen to the muscles and heart-lung system. • Increased sugar rates in the blood. Allowing rapid energy use, and accelerating metabolism for emergency actions. • Thickening of…

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