Essays Tagged: "reflexes"

Life-span development chap 5 notes

I. Reflexes - Born with reflexes and skills necessary to sustain life (sucking, swallowing, Moro/startl ... bility to hears exists before birth (Cat in the Hat experiment)* newborns clearly respond to touch (reflexes) fee pain - challenges medical practice of operating on newborns without providing anesthes ...

(3 pages) 108 0 4.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Paralangue and Kinesics

ng from muscular and skeletal shift. This includesall actions, physical or physiological, automatic reflexes, posture, facialexpressions, gestures, and other body movements. Body language, bodyidiom, ...

(8 pages) 133 1 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Elderly Drivers.

nior citizen dangerous behind the wheel. Some of the problems with the elderly today are that their reflexes react slower, they are hearing impaired, or a physical health change can be a big problem. ...

(2 pages) 146 1 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Description of Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development until the age of two and early motor development of infants.

sensory motor period. The reflexive stage, which occurs between zero and two months, is when simple reflexes such as grasping and sucking are prominant. Primary circular reactions happen between two a ...

(3 pages) 130 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

The Effects of Drinking and Driving

se. A 0.1% blood alcohol level affects the motorists ability to drive as speech becomes slurred and reflexes get slower. A level of 0.2% depresses all of the motor areas, and emotions are seriously af ...

(6 pages) 214 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Piaget vs. Gardner on Childhood Intelligence.

biological adaptation, focuses on the physical and mental aspects of our bodies. This includes our reflexes, which occur when certain stimuli trigger an instinctive response. He also discusses how we ...

(5 pages) 244 0 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

In this essay I will be discussing the facts of the book, the legal issues, and my opinion of the book

a professional boxer. He earned the name hurricane because of his lightning fast swing and cat-like reflexes. Rubin Carter was wrongfully imprisoned for 19 years for a crime he never committed. The ma ...

(4 pages) 59 2 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

This is a descriptive essay written for a university level. The class is English 251, Expository and Persuasive Writing. Depicts the discomforts of riding a public transit bus.

can expect to feel nauseas during the entire trip. Also, some odors that people give off cause gag reflexes. Bad body odor is an undesirable scent to come in contact with-- when you're walking to fin ...

(3 pages) 173 0 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Disease States Involving Disturbances of Haemostasis. (Nursing Project)

ith enough intensity to close the vessel. It occurs as the result of 2 separate mechanisms:a) local reflexes of the nervous system.b) biochemical- serotonin and epinephrine are released by aggregated ...

(8 pages) 75 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Behavioristic Man

distinction between respondent and operant behavior. Respondent responses include relatively simple reflexes and emotional responses, which are elicited by appropriate stimuli even prior to learning. ...

(1 pages) 24 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays


ketball, boxing, wrestling and martial arts to name a few. Keep your hand-eye coordination and your reflexes sharp. Use swimming, deep water running aerobics, jogging and jumping rope as workouts.The ...

(8 pages) 37 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Homeostasis in the Human Body

ulus, we will be able to observe the body's reaction to maintain Homeostasis.The procedure used for reflexes was as follows:I had my assistant stand in front of a window. Then, from the other side of ...

(5 pages) 149 3 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Innate Reflexes (a few examples)

Innate behaviors and reflexes can also be called "instincts", appearing spontaneously to perform specific functions. Thes ... s to contract violently. You gag and force the intruder back to the front of your mouth. In babies, reflexes are necessary and encourage essential bodily skills.

(2 pages) 31 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Anatomy and Physiology Outline

OutlineSpinal Cord, Spinal Nerves, Somatic Reflexes-Chapter 13Reflexes- they are involuntary stereotyped responses to stimuli, they involve the ... and lower limbs, lower back5. Coccygeal Plexus- it's adjacent to the lower sacrum and coccyx▪Reflexes- are rapid responses to certain/specific stimuli, quick, involuntary, and are stereotyped r ... into the periphery through the ventral rootStep 5- response to a peripheral effector▪Classify Reflexes: DevelopmentInnate Reflexes or Acquired Reflexes:Innate Reflex- genetically or developmenta ...

(14 pages) 106 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Dare Report

s of your body. Marijuana causes breathing problems, short term memory loss, slows coordination and reflexes, and effects ones ability to judge distance, speed and reaction time. Marijuana can become ...

(1 pages) 14 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Compare and contrast the negative feedback regulation of blood pressure via short- term mechanisms and long-term mechanisms.

erm mechanisms work to manipulate volume. First I will discuss the short-term mechanisms. There are reflexes at the brain stem (medulla) level that regulate blood pressure. One example of this is the ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Rules of Procrastination

teenager must learn.The first rule of procrastination is the easiest, for it all comes from the gag-reflexes. There are always those select few who come into class with a big smile on their faces, for ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Sir Donald Bradman

a very early age and in a very unusual manner and this is where he got his sharp eye and remarkable reflexes.His international career spanned for nearly 21 years with his batting averages being unmatc ... l against an 800 gallon water tank over and over, this is very hard and maybe where he got his fast reflexes from. He also threw a cricket ball against a wonky post, and jumped to catch the speeding b ...

(6 pages) 54 3 4.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Narrative Essay- Fire in our house

to disturb the sleeping child beside me, and grabbed a hold of the black metal frame of my bed. My reflexes reacted quickly, and I released my grip. The hot metal had burned my hand. In that short se ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Describe Piaget's view of and research on (a) infants' understanding of objects, and (b) infants' ability to imitate. Discuss to what extent his view has been supported by subsequent research.

ated to construct their knowledge through interacting with the environment. He believed that simple reflexes that children born with are adapted and modified through assimilation and accommodation, th ... s experiences that is an ability that infants lack. Therefore, again young infants can only produce reflexes, not imitation. In order to support his claim, Piaget had taken length to study his childre ...

(8 pages) 50 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors