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The center of our nervous system and daily thoughts, the brain is a complex, magnificent organ. Ask questions about parts of the brain and their functions here.
ADD is a chemical reaction in the brain. Believe it or not, an ADD brain shows LESS activity than a normal brain. The neurons in the brain are not active enough to properly connect, causing inattentiveness, impulsiveness, hyperactivity in some, etc. Stimulant drugs raise the level of activity in the…
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If it is new, any new lump anywhere on your body should be discussed with your doctor. If it is painful or soft, it could be anything from a tumor to an ingrown hair. If you have been in a car accident and had glass cuts on your head, it is possible to have pieces of glass work it's way back to the…
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I am sorry to say that there isn't much you can do at this point. Please keep in close contact with your doctor and perhaps there is a medication that can subdue this behavior to some degree depending on the severity of the cancer. If possible it is advisable to have someone stay with your wife cons…
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The adult world does not allow this "dependence." Yet, many crave it, want it, desire to be young and innocent and safe. They don't have to do anything, but mind "mommy" or "daddy" and they will be okay. We all want to be loved. To be cared for. To be safe. Unfortunately, abuse and neglect takes th…
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The fastest response from the nervous system is from the autonomic system which is involuntary. Heartbeat and reflex movement come from this system which is out of your conscious control. It is centered in the cerebellum and spinal cord. Impulses from your sense organs (a bad smell or a knock to the…
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With a stock engine it is best to use the octane grade of fuel recommended by the manufacturer. Gasoline has a fairly similar BTU value per gallon regardless of octane (unless it's oxygenated like VP2 or VP4). The higher octane does allow you to alter aspects of the engine such as CR and timing adva…
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Women often introduce drugs via their bloodstream, such as acid, cocaine, heroin,alcohol etc. as the sperm and egg are coming together or as the brain is developing. It is well studied. Birth defects can result and/or learning disbilites. The degree of deformity or retardation is variable.
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Women that are "trashy and unattractive" generally have lower self esteem and are easier pre. They are more egar to go above and beyod to keep that man. Most men that cheat on their woman with an ugly trashy woman claim to be drunk when incident took place. Why? I think men dont realize what they ha…
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If you often drive short distances, condensation will sit in your exhaust and cause it to rust. On my 92 I'm on my 4th exhaust in 6 years. There is also a joint where the exhaust comes off the engine and there is not brace to hold it steady. Over time it just jostles around and in my case rusts thr…
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No you won't damage your BRAIN, but, you WILL do damage to the neck vertabrea, and possibly your spinal nerves. Stop doing that.
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A prescription can not help to determin what a patient's overall visual acuity is. Your visual acuities are determined based on a test using the Snellen chart at a distance of 20 ft. Your VAs are also different "corrected" or "uncorrected", one meaning with your glasses and the later meaning without…
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get under the truck on the passanger side. there will be two bolts conecting it to the block, remove them with out catching one in the face. pull it off, once out set the starter on the ground connect power to it with jumper cables. Don't for get to step on it. or secure it in some fashion. once it …
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Answer Browning never made a Model 50 pump action shotgun. Please email us with the exact markings on the shotgun and we can identify it for you and give you some more information. Answer This is one of the many guns that Sears sold under the Ranger name made by several different manufacture…
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Actually there are 2 flashers under the dash under the steering column. One on right side of the column and one on the left side of the column. One is for emergency flashers and one is for signal lights. Hope this helps.
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Answer Sounds like an "open" connection to the sewer pipes to me. First You have to locate where the smell really is comming from. I.e. the sink (just snif above the sink) or any other hole. Ones you have located the smell you know where to look at. First take a view at the pipes underneath this…
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No, your brain will remain intact if you hold in a sneeze. But it can have an effect on the inner ear, such as creating a blockage in the eustachian tube. Often when a person does have a bad cold they have hearing problems, but realize they can hear better after sneezing or blowing their nose. Some…
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as far as i know, almost every car is Mazda Protege Ball JointsI finally found the answer to my own question so if anyone else needs to know, for this specific year of the Mazda protege, ball joints ARE interchangeable.
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Answer You might need to refill your blinker fluid. Answer If that does not work, check above the passengers visor..
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The brain is the control centre of the central nervous system, responsible for perception, attention, memory, emotion and action.
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Because women are sneaky and smart enough not to get caught.ANSWER: Let me put it this way, if the husband do make time time, make his wife feel special and never take her for granted, do you think married woman will be stupid enough to look for affection that husband gives her. I rest my case and n…
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Answer An infection is possible. Also, scrub under your testicles very well. I have had a strong odor come from them after skipping them in the shower.
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In all FORD transmissions in FORD TAURUS, MURCURY SABLE, and LINCOLN models from around 1997 to around 2004, the transmissions were "shredding" the gears, so the transmissions basicly were no good. That's what happend to you, It will cost around $1500-$3000, depending on where you take it to be repl…
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Answer The doctor that diagnosed your dad would know. Answer Probably a few months. Sorry!
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How Do You Curb Hunger? This is a question that we weight watchers ask all the time. The first thing you have to do is ask yourself questions. "Am I really hungry?" "Am I bored?" "Am I upset about something?" Most of the time the answer is probably yes to the latter two questions. Be honest with …
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from the research I have done, it was buried with him at http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Crown_Hill_Cemetery (Section: 44 Lot: 94) in http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Indianapolis, Indiana. (see wikipedia.org - search for "John Dillinger"
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The brain is located in your skull and the skull is in your head!
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Brain Use It is a complete myth that only 10% of the human brain is utilized. The mistaken concept results from folklore and the fact that until the 1990's scientists did not focus on the entire brain only portions thereof, which has now resulted in the "10%" theory being totally unfounded. now on…
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You have to take it to a shop to have the computer reset  Most likely it's either the door ajar alarm or the seatbelt alarm.
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Your brain is better
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midbrains, pons and medulla actually check the spelling
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The cerebellum ((Latin for little brain) is the second largest part of your brain, and is located near the base of the brain. Its lining is called the cerebellar cortex. The cerebellum is involved in balance, equilibrium, muscle tone, and the coordination of voluntary motor movement. It is also invo…
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Answer The human brain has the storage capacity to record 11 million books. Now, whether we use it all is debateable.
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The mass of an adult human brain is approximately 1300 to 1400 grams (2.87 to 3.1 pounds). A newborn human brain is about 350 to 400 grams (0.77 to 0.88 pounds). The average Male's brain weighs 1360 grams (3 pounds) The average Female's brain weighs 1250 grams (2.8 pounds) The brain weights of s…
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Answer at the bottom of the antenna
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Answer Getting off a medication can cause this if you stopped abruptly, usually you have to decrease the dose like 1/2 tablet for a week, then 1/4 tab following week, this happens with antidepressants like Paxil, Xanax etc Also taking calcium, folic acid and omega 3 tablets helps a lot. If you g…
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I am the child of a narcissistic parent. I have lived with this person most of my life and feel quite strongly that it is a form of brain, chemical, and neurological damage. He is infamous for being this way all of his life (tantrums, blaming others for his behaviors, projection, out of control ange…
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I am going to assume you are talking about decapod crustaceans, which is the kind most people eat. You can imagine a lobster as I describe the parts, but the description applies generally to all decapods, even crabs. The animal is covered by a chitinous exoskeleton. The shell that makes up the head…
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You can be flexible in your body by doing exercise and stretches to increase muscle covement range, taking some regular dance classes or by engaging in activity where a full range of motion is needed. You can be flexible in your mind by being more laid back and accecpting, taking yoga, removing stre…
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Short answer- all of it. It's a common myth that only 10 or 20% of the brain is used. From an evolutionary standpoint, having an organ which only used 20% of it's capacity would be incredibly wasteful and would have favored a much smaller brain which used less energy. Short answer We only use 90% at…
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Yes, the brain is the Most important part of the central nervous system.
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It's an expression used for the rather foggy response of the brain due to the effects of chemotherapy. It wears off after the course is complete. Thats not True! The Wearing off part) I had treatment a year ago,& I still suffer from it & so do Alot of people Go look for yourself O the Americ…
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We smell sometimes because of our nose the bogies built up inside cause smells but smells also build up by sweat by working out or doing something tiring. When you take a bath or shower this comes off but the odour of your nose doesen't. If you wish to get rid of the smell of your nose go to the sea…
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There are 3 basic parts of the brain, the cerebrum, the cerebellum, and the brain stem. The brain is made of different types of nerve cells. It has a jelly-like consistency and is about the size of a melon. The brain cells use electricity and chemicals to pass messages throughout the brain and up a…
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YES! If the volume is too high and its too high for too many times
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You lose functions that are controlled by the frontal part of your brain. These include motor skills, speech, and judgment. Drink in moderation. The combination of smoking and drinking alters the effects of both activities, however, does not become any more detrimental than the lone activities.
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Brain Freeze What is commonly referred to as 'brain freeze' occurs when you ingest something that is very cold too quickly. When the cold touches your soft palate it constricts the blood vessels in the area, and then when they dilate it causes pain behind the eyes or even up into the forehead. Yo…
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Properties of Brain HemispheresCreativity, artistic and musical skills and photographic memories are part of the right cerebral cortex of the brain. Mathematic skills and easy work with numbers and words come from the left hemisphere.
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Mammalian intelligence depends mostly on the folds present in the cortex. The more folded the cortex the smarter. If you compare a rat brain to a human brain, the rats brain will be alot smoother and flatter.
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The cerebrum is the largest and most developed part of the brain. It, unfolded, has the surface area of four school desks. It makes up 85% of the brain's weight. It's the center of judgment, reasoning, complex learning, abstract thinking, association, interpretation of sensory information, speech, l…
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HK calls it a "control lever". You need to order the part # 214184 if you have a variant 1,5, or 9. If you have a variant 3 you need to order part #214352. Go to http://stevespages.com/pdf/hk_usp_armorers_instructions.pdf
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Answer It is different depending on the strokethe damaged part.
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Feet smell due to a build up of sweat in an enclosed area due to shoes or footware. They are one of the most used part of the body due to walking, standing etc.and you dont wash.
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This question has the same fraternal concept and as many answers as the question,"What is the meaning of life?". The gender differences can be extensive and exhausting, with a myriad of perspectives, scientific theories, as well as practical knowledge. Without descending to an in-depth dissertation …
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Because we need it to survive. It controls the way we think speak and react to things. Without it i could not write this!
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The Corpus Callosum. You can go to Neuroscience for Kids to find answers like that.*Actually, the Corpus Callosum is the structure, but the type of tract is commisural.
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Liberals are proof of this And republicans are proof that there exist humans without hearts I tend to agree with this statement thoroughly -Truth
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Yes they do Ants have a main brain and several smaller brains that run along the length of their bodies called, "ganglia". The ganglia are little assistant brains to the main brain. The brain inside the ants head controls things like smell, sight and touch, but the smaller brains control, to some…
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Humans can't fly or breath underwater, without mechanical assistance. Humans can't go more than 7 days without food or water in normal temperatures. Humans can't survive in extended exposure to temperatures below -40C or above 60C.
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They do, but they are very simplistic. They do not handle emotion, complex thought (at least for most species) or even pain (in most of them).
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To eliminate "Common Sense" from the thought process.Hillbillies are thought to be ignorant people.
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Alcohol can affect several parts of the brain, but in general, alcohol contracts brain tissue and depresses the central nervous system. Also, alcohol destroys brain cells and unlike many other types of cells in the body, brain cells do not regenerate. Excessive drinking over a prolonged period of ti…
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The average cat's brain accounts for 0.9 percent of its total body mass, so because the average cat is around 4kilograms in weight, the brain weighs approximately 30 grams.
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The contemporary modern theory of dreaming is that: dreaming reflects the action of the sleeping mind trying to make rational sense out of the random bits of information your subconscious is moving around in storage areas of the brain (memory.) According to this theory, without sleep and dreams ou…
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The sound causes vibration of special structures in our ear. These structures, called stereocilia, are basically sort of "cell hair". When these hair move, a signal in the cells is produced. This signal is transmitted by nerves to brain. The existence of this signal in brain = "activation of brain c…
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Not really, but they do have a very simple nervous system. Clams have a cerebral ganglion, a visceral ganglion, and a pedal ganglion
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brains are a source of eduacation in the human body
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SEPTUM v.s. SEPTICEMIAI THINK YOU mean "SEPTICEMIA", sometimes referred to as "blood poisoning". That is when bacteria invades the bloodstream, and it can be FATAL, but not if it is treated right away the antibiotics. SEPTUM is a dividing wall membrane in plants and animals. The cartilage membrane t…
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If you miss the sol (sun) you don't get burnt If you miss the sol (fish) you don't get to eat
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For clarity, let us consider the systems before we address this question. The lymphatic system filters the fluids that bathe cells in the body, trapping bacteria and viruses in lymph nodes. From here immune responses can be mounted to clear the invading matter. A part of the nervous system, refer…
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Yes. Otherwise I would not be reading your question, nor would I be answering it.
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10 what of tumor and I'll answer
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base on my words or explanations.memories are stored through our senses and it goes down in a part of a brain called Hippocampus which is the storage of our everyday memories located in the medial temporal lobe. It belongs to the limbic system.but im not sure of it.no one knows,even Einstein cannot …
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Brains are accually grey, not pink, despite what most people think
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Answer Air Cellular Cushioning material. Bubble Wrap is a Registered Trademark of Sealed Air, so it's another one of those inventions that we use the Trademark name. See Sealed Air.com for details.....!!
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Immediate physical symptoms are tht it may cause some stomach aches and a bit of trouble sleeping if you eat too much at dinner time. It might be hard to walk after you eat; sometimes, drinking a glass of water might help the food go down faster. Continually overeating can lead to an increased amou…
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Smell is one of the most primitive senses, and in a way, even individual cells can smell. The sense of smell is based on chemical recognition. In humans we have an olfactory bulb at the base of our brain that has nerve receptors leading into our nasal cavity. When certain particles come in contact…
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No, brain freeze is not dangerous at all.
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about 100 billion The other kind of brain cell is called a glial cell or neuroglia.
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it's like a nucleus in a cell. it controls voluntary and involuntary muscle movements. well, let's put it in a simple way, it controls EVERYTHING :)
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you most likely hve a bad seal at the wax ring.You did replace it when you replaced they toilet diden,t you?
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Answer In about the same way as other forms of Music, it effects us by exposing us to whatever emotions the song is designed to bring out.
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Answer I do not think so. if pressure builds up in your skull such as from bleeding or swelling it will eventually push your small brain out of your skull and into your spine however this is destructive and will kill you.
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That is a good question. Scientists have been trying to figure that out for a while and are still unsure
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1100 to 1200 cubic centimeters, with about 50 billion nerve cells.
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it is responsible for vial life functions such as breathing heartbeat and blood pressure it is the most simple part of the human brain
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Answer If you are a human, then your brain is inside your cranium, or skull.
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Your brain retains (does not control) everything about you. Your interests, personality, skills, thoughts, memories, emotions, breathing, heart beats, and just about everything your body does! The brain processes everything that you tell it, consciously or subconsciously, to process. An ultimate, un…
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the brain stem controls breathing and heart rate
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Yes, you could be. It does kill your brain cells. And while you may not know it, your not going to be able to think as clearly. You can do without it. Yeah, your possibly in danger. You are killing brain cells every single time you smell it. Is there anything else that's not dangerous that you l…
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Scientists have speculated anywhere to 10-14%, although the amount will vary depending on the individual. It should be emphasised this is merely speculation and not based on any numerical evidence. It is a guesstimate based on the observations that some people seem to think more efficiently than oth…
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Facts about the brain are really endless. If you really need to know facts about the brain ,you should go to braininfo.com they have tons of info there. KMKHello do you know a lot about the brain well if not then keep on reading this and if you do still read this because you might find something i…
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Brain drain is also known as "The human capital flight". It can be simply defined as the mass emigration of technically skilled people from one country to another country. Brain-drain can have many reasons, for example-political instability of a nation, lack of opportunities, health risks, personal …
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