Feedback Mechanism

Feedback Mechanism - triggers mechanism that amplify the...

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AP Biology Feedback Mechanism - Feedback = a response within a system (molecule, cell, organism, or population) that influences the continued activity or productivity of that system. In essence, it is the control of a biological reaction by the end products of that reaction. Stimulus (Afferent: Conveying to the center) Integrating Center Response (Efferent: Conveying away from the center) - Positive Feedback = A physiological control mechanism where a change in variable
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Unformatted text preview: triggers mechanism that amplify the change For instance, when the baby cries and you give milk, the baby will cry more! -Negative Feedback = A primary mechanism of homeostasis whereby a change in a physiological variable triggers a response that counteracts the initial change For instance, when the baby cries and you give milk, the baby will stop crying...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2012 for the course ZOOLOGY 152 taught by Professor Stephengammie during the Fall '11 term at Wisconsin.

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