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Turner Richardson AP Psychology 10/3/16 2.00 FRQ Prompt: Randy has been experiencing several disturbing symptoms over the last year including: muscle weakness, slow reaction time, visual perception issues, seizures, hearing loss, weight gain, a general sense of pain, and delusions. A. His doctors might be concerned with the functionality of his neurotransmitters because they control every single reaction that takes place in the brain, thus meaning that they control every thought and movement (whether voluntary or not) in the body. They might suspect hormones because hormones control the signals sent to each cell, they are stimulatory substances that, when released, stimulate certain cells or tissues into action. If his body is not producing the correct hormones, then his cells won’t receive the correct signals which would influence a variety of factors and could cause a wide spectrum of problems. His doctors might look to the Myelin Sheath as the culprit because like hormones, it regulates the impulses sent to cells, but only to neurons. If there was a problem with the

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