REVIEW FINAL EXAM, 08, OLAVARRIA

REVIEW FINAL EXAM, 08, OLAVARRIA - Review Topics for Final...

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Review Topics for Final NBIO 302, 08, from Jaime Olavarria. NOTE: The final exam is cumulative so that topics included in exams 1 and 2 can again be included in the final. The list below includes topics not included in EXAMS I AND II. This list is not comprehensive and does not necessarily cover all material covered after EXAM II. 1. Describe evidence showing that e-fish are capable of perceiving the shape of objects, as opposed to the object’s material and size. 2. Concept of motor unit. 3. Role of reflexes in motor behavior, Sherrington hypothesis 4. Complexity and adaptability of reflexes 5. Spinal cord organization 6. Spinal circuits for various reflexes (knee jerk, withdrawal, etc) 7. Stretch reflexes; role of muscle spindles, Renshaw cells, central commands. 8. Rhythmic movements and CPGs. 9. Locust flight and role of flight sensory receptors. 10. Testing role of reflexes: deafferentation, fictive patterns, changing sensory feedback. 11. Distinguishing pattern generators from pattern followers, reset experiments.
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