Heredity and Hormones - The hormones produced within the...

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The hormones produced within the human body, have a profound influence on human behavior. Within the human body, is a system of nerves and glands that trigger or release these hormones at specific times for specific reasons. One of these systems is called the Endocrine system. As a whole, the Endocrine system helps to coordinate and integrate the psychological reactions that take place within the human mind. The nervous system, in cooperation with the endocrine system are always working together to ensure the body and mind function as they should. The Endocrine and Nervous systems work together by constantly having chemical conversations. The means by which the endocrine system communicates with the rest of the body, is through five specific physical reactions. These five reactions are as follows: The glands that release hormones into the bloodstream is called the endocrine glands. Chemicals that are released through the endocrine glands that help regulate the bodies activities are called hormones. Just below the voice box is the thyroid glands which
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY BEH/225 taught by Professor Marvel during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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