Introduction to Psychobiology Day 16

Targets another organ to release a hormone that

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targets another organ to release a hormone that finally has its effect Domino system Testosterone tends to build body mass, etc. If you don’t have enough releasing the hormones a feedback looks tells your  body to pick it up o  Monitor o Constant feedback and information going back and forth between the  hormonal system and the brain itself which is always monitoring the  ongoing levels of these hormonal systems Additional testosterone shots and stuff like that (steroids and supplements)  can completely shut down your system because your body recognizes that  there’s testosterone in your body and therefore there is no need for the body  to create its Hormones Summary
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Similar to nervous system in that they have local synthesis and distant sites of  action in tissue A variety of organ produce specific hormones that have specific sites of action  and specific physiological/behavioral effects
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