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process of aging in the nervous system

James E. Birren

process of aging in the nervous system

by James E. Birren

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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nervous System

  • Edition Notes

    Proceedings of a conference held at Bethesda, Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 1957, sponsored by the National Advisory Neurological Diseases and Blindness Council.

    Statemented. by James E. Birren, Henry A. Imus and William F. Windle.
    SeriesSymposia in neuroanatomical sciences
    ContributionsNational Advisory Neurological Diseases and Blindness Council (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14754587M
    OCLC/WorldCa14621342

    Nervous System and Aging. STUDY. PLAY. What is Neuro-gerentology? study of aging in the nervous system Nervous system is the command system. What are the main roles of the nervous system in survival?-vital functions-information processing How does the nervous system process information? AGING CHANGES AND THEIR EFFECTS ON THE NERVOUS SYSTEM. As you age, your brain and nervous system go through natural changes. Your brain and spinal cord lose nerve cells and weight (atrophy). Nerve cells may begin to pass messages more slowly than in the past. Waste products can collect in the brain tissue as nerve cells break down.

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    Its hormones regulate basal metabolism, oxygen use, nutrient metabolism, the production of ATP, and calcium homeostasis. They also contribute to protein synthesis and the normal growth and development of body tissues, including maturation of the nervous system, and . To understand how hearing works, you have to understand the processes that are going on in the nervous system and the brain. Your ears pick up sound vibrations, but your brain is what actually “hears” sounds. Read on to gain an overview of the functions of hearing and the nervous system. A Basic Explanation of the Overall Process.


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Springfield, Ill., Thomas [©] (OCoLC) Online version: Birren, James E. Process of aging in the nervous system. Springfield, Ill., Thomas [©] (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James E Birren.

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