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  • Exemplification Essay: Is Google Making USupid?

    I find it very funny that every age is mocking the elders and title them as being stereo type, I used to laugh -in my secret of course- when my mother put her thick glasses and try hardly to dive in her IPhone options, that she got recently, and after a while, she gets tired and shouts for someone of us to help her to access to her Facebook account, it seems to no matter how many times we try to teach her something, she forgets the other. Every are has its own trend or known for something, and…

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  • Hidden Dangers

    Hidden Dangers A list of pros and cons can be assigned to everything, unfortunately, computers and cell-phones, though amazing, are not exempt from this. Cons can refer to many things, but the one biggest downfall that is worth looking into is the unforeseen impact that technology has on the human body. The three main parts of the body that are being affected negatively include the eyes, brain, and neck/back. The latest and greatest technology seems to be what everyone wants to get their hands…

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  • Concussions In Close Contact Sports

    ☠ CTE KILLS ☠ An athlete goes down on the field, and paramedics rush to his aid. When they arrive to help him they observe he has a large amount of head trauma. Over the years, this same athlete will continue to play contact sports such as football, or boxing resulting permanent brain damage. At the young age of forty, this athlete could already have dementia-like symptoms that occur in older adults. How can we allow this continue? Close contact sports such as boxing, MMA, and football are…

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  • Phantom Limb Essay

    Undergoing an amputation generates sufficient trauma in and of itself, adding to the shock is the experience of excruciating pain caused by a limb or other body part that is no longer attached to the body, this disturbance can prove to be not only exasperating but extraordinarily frightening as well. This strange phenomenon, of experiencing a limb that has been removed from the body, is referred to as a “phantom limb.” Around “90 percent of amputees worldwide” have experienced these puzzling…

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  • Brain Development Case Study

    i. How is the brain changing and developing? A baby’s brain is made up of one less than one pound of gelatinous tissue. The brain of the baby is a complex organ that controls emotions, ideas, memories and dreams. A baby brain goes through enormous changes because it has not completed making complex connection yet because of its lack of experiences. There are about one trillion nerve cells that make connection with each other in order to allow the baby to have a proper functioning body. The union…

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  • The 8 Major Systems

    . The 8 major systems within the body are the skeletal system, the nervous system, the endocrine system, the digestive system, the lymphatic system, the urinary system, the circulatory system and the reproductive system. Skeletal system - Bones make up the structure of our body, they are what gives it form. They are hard, and dense and interconnect via joints and are held in place by muscles and tendons. Bones are made of 25% water and 75% solids. the skeletal system protects and shields soft…

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  • Gorelephant Research Paper

    their brain in important ways. Gorilla brains basically work like human brains they are the closest mammals to humans. Elephants have really good memory so the limbic system of the brain will be a decent size. The parts like the mortar cortex and the somatosensory cortex will be the same size since they have to do with body functions and movements. The cerebrum and the cerebellum will only have one side instead of both halves, because there is only gonna be half of the brain shown so you can see…

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  • The Endocrine System

    The endocrine system is the collection of glands that produce hormones, which regulate metabolism, growth & development, sexual function, reproduction, sleep & mood, and tissue function. The endocrine system is made up of the pituitary gland, thryroid gland, parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, pancreas, ovaries, and testicles. (Frucht, 2012 p.315). A gland selects and removes materials from the blood, hormones then travel through the blood to target organs to adjust their activity. This system…

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  • Motor, Sensory, And Interneurons And Three Types Of The Brain

    The main three sections of the brain are the hindbrain, the limbic system, and the cerebral cortex. The hindbrain consists of the medulla which is directly above the spinal cord and controls breathing, heartbeat, and other vital life functions like the things we don’t have conscious control over. It also has pons which are in the uppermost level…

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  • Korsakoff Syndrome Analysis

    When the body becomes exposed to chronic exposure to alcohol the body will adapt to changes thus causing different responses to it. A person that drinks alcohol all the time will build up a tolerance to alcohol and will not get the effect as a person that drinks once and while or rarely drinks. The brain will start to develop a pathological craving for alcohol, longer the chronic drinker uses alcohol the stronger the desires become to fulfill them. If the body does not get the desired fix of…

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