Unformatted text preview: Increases heart rate Example: someone is crawling through the window of your room, and your heart is racing heavily. Parasympathetic division: calms your body after the emergency situation has engaged the sympathetic division. Maintains storage of energy resources. Steadies heart beat Example: you find out the person crawling through your window is your roommate and not a stranger, so your heartbeat steadies Human Genome Project To understand the genetic makeup of human beings, and identify all the genes in the human The Endocrine System Sends messages throughout the nervous system Hormones Affect the functioning or growth of other parts of the body Pituitary gland The “master gland”...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course PSYC 1000 taught by Professor Handron during the Spring '08 term at East Carolina University .
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