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1) Behavior : Eating a banana 2) Body parts in motion during behavior : Arm, hands, fingers, jaw, tongue, mouth, internal organs. 3a) The central nervous system is made up of the brain and the spinal cord. It is a necessity for your body’s ability to function. When doing an action, your brain sends messages through your spinal cord, which are then sent along motor nerves in the muscles needed to do an action such as eating a banana. The peripheral nervous system includes all the nerves lying outside of the central nervous system. These nerves allow you to feel, taste, and see the banana. 3b) The somatic nervous system and the autonomic nervous system are also included in eating a banana. The somatic nervous system receives messages from the central nervous
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Unformatted text preview: system and they are carried along motor nerves to perform voluntary actions. These actions include moving your arms, hands, fingers, jaw, tongue, and mouth. The autonomic nervous system regulates involuntary functions such as digesting the banana you just ate. 4a) Endocrine hormones such as insulin are used to regulate physical digestion in this behavior. 4b) Signals that trigger the secretion of hormones are regulated by the hypothalamus. 1) The glandular activity needed for this behavior to occur includes the pancreas, which regulates blood sugar levels and plays a key role in hunger and eating....
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course PHI 101 taught by Professor Perkins during the Spring '08 term at Canisius College.

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