Axis formation and
Review basics of early amphibian
Detail overall development of nervous
Begin discussion of mechanisms of
patterning of animal and of the
At early developmental stages, vertebrates are similar
Biology 459 Developmental Neurobiology
The formation of the brain in a
human embryo. The human brain
has incredible growth, especially
in the telencephalon, which gives
rise to the cerebral cortex. One
estimate is that during brain
growth, million cells a
Wilson and Edlund 2001
In the process of gastrulation,
a specific part of the
ectoderm is fated to become
neural (as shown in red in the
diagram). What tissue or
signals do you hypothesize
are changing the fate of the
ectoderm to neural? How
Chapter 5: Price Control and Quotas: Meddling with Markets
Why governments control prices
o Price controls are legal restrictions on how high or low a market price may go. They can,
take two forms
A price ceiling, a maximum price sellers are allowed to c
Elasticity of demand is based on the elasticity of human wants. Moreover, the price elasticity of
demand helps determine the impact of raising the price of a unit with the consumer expectation of it.
The price elasticity of demand is also
1. The Economics of Pollution
i. Pollution is a bad thing. Yet most pollution is a side effect of activities that
provide us with good things: our air is polluted by power plants generating the
electricity that lights our cities, and our rivers are
Chapter 4: Money Market Equilibrium
I. Determining the Money Supply
Most people have a good sense of what we call money. This is because we all use money to
make purchases and to hold some of our wealth in that form. Most of us know that money is
CHAPTER 2 CONTINUED
CHAPTER 3 - SUPPLY & DEMAND
What are the fundamentals of a market economy?
market economy - resources allocated among households & firms w/ little or no
o primary method used by developed countries to distr
What are the three major topics in macroeconomics?
A. Labor force - someone who is already employed or actively seeking work
B. Unemployment types:
1. Natural rate of unemployment (u*); in US about 4-6% (6% since 1960 us
Real World Question Essay
To expand or not to expand
The flavor of freshly made burgers, the crunch of recently fried fries, and the
sweet cooling taste of thick creamy milkshakes, are said by most to be at their supreme
at the In-n-Out burger j
Discussion Questions CH 13
1. What are organizational expenses? Provide examples.
Organization expenses (costs) are incurred in creating a corporation. Examples include: legal
fees, promoter fees, accountant fees, costs of printing s
Discussion Questions Ch. 16
1. What is the purpose of the statement of cash flows? Identify at least two questions that this
statement can answer.
The purpose of the Statement of Cash Flows is to report cash receipts (inflows) and ca
1. What is the difference between a current and long-term liability?
A current liability is money that a business has to pay to a creditor within 12 months of the
balance sheet date. Compared to a long-term liabili
Discussion Questions- Ch. 6
1. What is the basic difference between absorption costing and variable costing?
Absorption costing handles all costs fixed/variable of production like product costs. With
absorption the cost of a unit inclu
Discussion Questions Ch. 15
1. Under what two conditions should investments be classified as current assets?
Short-term investments are reported under current assets and serve a purpose similar to cash
equivalents. Specifically, shor
Test 1- Stats
What does statistics do? It allows you to see information that you cant otherwise see by
exposing the underlying patterns.
Discussion Questions Ch. 14
1. What is the main difference between notes payable and bonds payable?
Bonds are usually issued to many lenders, while notes oftentimes are issued to a single lender. Notes
payable accounts that are mainta
Discussion Questions Ch. 12
If a partnership contract does not state the period of time the partnership is to exist, when does
the partnership end?
The partnership will end due to death, withdraw, or addition of a partner.
2- What d
Discussion Questions Ch. 17
1. Explain the difference between financial reporting and financial statements.
Financial reporting includes the entire process of preparing and issuing financial information about a
company. Financial sta
October 13, 2015
In chapter 24 we will be looking at how long-run growth can be measured by the increase
in real GDP per capita, how this measure has changed over time, and how it varies across
1. What is the level of measurement for each of the following variables?
A. Student IQ ratings.
B. Distance students travel to class
C. The jersey numbers of a sorority soccer team.
D. A students s
Water Tank Questions.
1: At a particular instant the inflow into a tank is 30 gal/min and the outflow is 50 gal/min. At
this time the water level in the tank will
b) decrease c) stay the same
2. The inflow S into a tank is 4.0 gal/min a
04. Quiz 4
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1. The price elasticity of demand measures the responsiveness of the change in the:
A. quantity demanded to a change in the price.
B. price to a ch