Essays Tagged: "electrical impulses"

Guitar Pickups By, Ernesto Sanchez A complete guide to the anatomy history invention and impact f guitar pickups.Includes Bibliography.

is an electromechanical transducer, which converts the tones produced by the string vibration into electrical impulses. The frequency of the electrical impulses is identical to the frequency of the v ...

(4 pages) 100 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease, including care, nursing diagnosis, signs and symptoms.

y a role as well as the decrease in acetylcholine which is a neurotransmitter that is used to carry electrical impulses from the axon of one cell to the dendrite of another. The number of neurotransmi ...

(3 pages) 296 2 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

What role do Glia cells play in the neural functioning?

for responses. The function of the neuron is to transmit message and these messages are in form of electrical impulses. The Central nervous system provides the quickest means of communication and is ... e Glia cell that protect the neuron needs. When the neuron is excited the message is transformed to electrical chemical composition .The information flow through the action potential, this process occ ...

(5 pages) 71 1 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

A basic essay discussing how the brain sends messages throughout the body, how chemicals affect the brain, and explains the left and right brain.

mation from other cells through networks called dendrites. Then the neurons send the information in electrical impulses to other nerves. Then the message is passed on to other cells at points of conta ...

(7 pages) 123 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Physics 10 Notes on Static Electricity.

un Connection to ground is broken End result is charged object Electrical Ground Any charged objects that come in contact w/ the ground will be neutralized ... It's BIG Plumbing Bill Gates finding 25 cents Twitches Muscles receive electrical impulses Causes twitch Non Conductors Dielectric property Abi ...

(1 pages) 15 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Overview of Brain - Psychology Notes

sistors, resistors and capacitors are connected to form electronic circuits.Neurons communicate via electrical impulses called action potentialsthere are other forms of communication as well e.g. gap ...

(4 pages) 83 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Abortion: The right of the person versus the right of the fetus

when a person is dead. It is generally accepted that a person is dead when there are no discernable electrical impulses in the brain. Surely we would then consider life to begin when brain activity be ...

(3 pages) 24 3 4.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Heart Attack

ave a heart attack will survive and recover. A heart attack will be fatal if it interferes with the electrical impulses that regulate your heartbeat. Most deaths occur within two hours of the first sy ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ne must first get to know the human heart. Most people know that the electrocardiogram measures the electrical impulses of the heart, but have no idea of how or why the heart produces these impulses a ... led the "diastole". The contractile, or pumping, phase is called "systole". A series of electrical events take place in the heart during both of these phases. A specific pattern of electri ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nursing Management of the Cardiac Arrhythmias

start with, the heart has two type of cells - mechanical (responsible for cardiac contraction), and electrical (transferring an electrical impulse). The electrical activity occurs first and it is regi ... it is registered on the ECG before the palpation of the peripheral pulse. All myocardial cells have electrical activities; however, it is the electrical cells, clustered in particular areas, that assu ...

(4 pages) 37 0 2.5 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Imaginary World-The Land Of Melody

d of Melody...As I lie on my bed I feel the music flowing out of the speakers and into my body. The electrical impulses accumulate in my heart, causing it to explode and spread the music to every limb ...

(2 pages) 1220 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


eurotransmitters come in many different varieties. Some are designed to enhance the likelihood that electrical impulses are generated in the next neuron, and some are designed to inhibit the generatio ...

(2 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The Science of Schizophrenia

mical Theory states that schizophrenia?s caused could be due to a mix-up of chemicals in the brain. Electrical impulses are sent to the brain when something stimulates our senses. The impulses not onl ...

(8 pages) 62 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Notes on eyes, vision problems, microscopes, telescopes, and cameras

49;Lens projects image onto the retina, where the cones and rods transform the light and color into electrical impulses, and these impulses are transmitted up the optical nerve and into the brain, whe ... ptured by an image sensor, called the charged-coupled device (CCD).•CCD converts light into an electrical signal. They are made up of millions of light receptors called pixels.•Each pixel re ...

(5 pages) 1412 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Brain Response of Behavior

, sound and odors, for example, are transformed by our sensory organs into a code made of series of electrical impulses that travel along neurons from the body to the brain. Information about the onse ... the intensity of a stimulus is thought to be sent to the brain by the timing and frequency of these electrical impulses. How information is sorted by the brain has been an open question. The group dis ...

(4 pages) 66 1 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers