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Writing Checkpoint #2 - hazardous to ones health. Glucose...

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Maxwell McKinney Biology 113.01 2/19/12 Writing Checkpoint #2 Glucose and the Brain In the first half of Biology 113, we learned about glycolysis. Glycolysis is the process in which one molecule of glucose, C 6 H 12 O 6 , is ultimately converted into 2 ATP and 2 NADH. While we focused mainly on the cycles involving glucose, it affects the human brain in many ways. For example, when the glucose levels are low, the brain has less energy to make decisions, such as what food to eat, causing the person to suffer from decision fatigue. Glucose is also measured when determining whether cellular phones are
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Unformatted text preview: hazardous to ones health. Glucose is very important in many aspects of life. Sources:- http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/21/magazine/do-you-suffer-from-decision-fatigue.html?pagewanted=1&_r=2&sq=glucose%20and%20the%20brain&st=cse&scp=2- http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/09/110919121818.htm- http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/22/cellphone-use-tied-to-changes-in-brain-activity/?scp=1&sq=glucose%20and%20the%20brain&st=cse- http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/70678/title/FOR_KIDS_Cell_phones_on_th e_brain...
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course ECON 200 Bones taught by Professor Dr.elwonger during the Winter '12 term at Ohio State.

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