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1. BEH225 CheckPoint: Heredity and Hormones Humans behave the way they do because of their hormones, heredity and their environment not just one or the other. In this essay I want to try and identify hormones, genetics, behavior genetics an evolutionary psychology. The primary responsibility of the endocrine system is to keep the body in homeostasis. “Endocrine tissue cells secrete hormones, which travel through the bloodstream to other target cells where the hormones regulate the function of those cells” (Bauer, 2005, para. 1). Homeostasis involves regulation the acid-base balance, metabolism and other factors. Below the thalamus is where you can find the hypothalamus. The hypothalamus functions with our endocrine system and our nervous system. “The hypothalamus produces regulatory hormones, which travel through short blood vessels to the anterior Pituitary gland to stimulate the release of these hormones: • Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) • Thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) • Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH)
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course BEH 225 taught by Professor Mrking during the Winter '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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