Nucleus accumbens

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  • Food Palatability And The Reward Value Of Nutrients

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    It was originally thought that both the palatability and the reward value of nutrients are processed in the same brain region. However, a study conducted by Wassum et al. (2009) provides evidence that this is not the case. They found that the nucleus accumbens and the ventral pallidum are responsible for processing food palatability while the basolateral amygdala is involved in assigning incentive value of food rewards. Furthermore, these processes are interrupted when naloxone is administered into

  • Impulse Buying

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    Running head: CAUSES OF IMPULSE BUYING Impulse Buying EN1320 ITT Technical Institute Impulse Buying Everyone does it from time to time. I’m talking about acting upon impulse. In some cases, impulsive actions can be harmless or even rewarding. This is usually not the case though when it comes to making impulsive purchases. Studies have shown that on average, between 50 and 65 percent of items purchased while shopping we’re not on their lists, and we’re bought out of impulse. The question

  • Essay on Technology Negatively Affects Children

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    The current generation of children is completely different than the preceding ones. They are living in the digital age. “Technology has blended in with daily activity to become a way of life and children today take for granted all of which is automated. It is hard for kids nowadays to imagine a world that existed without all of the gadgets, electronics and seamless operations that computer technology provides.” (3) “Children in the United States devote some 40 hours a week to television, video games

  • The Amount of Time a Cell Spends in Each Stage of Mitosis

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    spent by a cell in each of the phases of mitosis. Also, it is used to be able to compare the process of mitosis between plant and animal cells. Background: • Mitosis: This is the process by which a cell duplicates the chromosomes in its cell nucleus in order to generate two identical daughter nuclei. • Interphase: This particular stage is divided into three phases, G1 (first gap), S (synthesis), and G2 (second gap). During all three phases, the cell grows by producing proteins and other organelles

  • Observing Mitosis

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    Lab Report №3 Title:Observing Mitosis By Yerkebulan Yesbolatov Biology course, tutorial group I October 18, 2012 Lab partner: Azhar Zhaisanova Introduction Experiment is intend to show mitotic stage of cell cycle, phases of mitotic stage, to define predominance in the number of each phases over the others, if it is possible. Objectivity of lab is to observe the different phases

  • Various Phases that Make Up the Cell Cycle Essay examples

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    separate and microtubules shorten. In the second part of anaphase the microtubules move past each other and spindle fibers separate. (O’Connor, Clare). The last stage of mitosis is divided between telophase and cytokinesis. The chromosomes condense, nucleus reforms, and in cytokinesis the cytoplasm separates. (O’Connor, Clare) Once the entire process has been complete, two identical daughter cells are formed. 2. How is the eukaryotic cell cycle regulated? For the cells in the body to work properly

  • The Dna And The Nucleus Of Cell York

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    Danny the DNA lived with Mack the mRNA in the nucleus of Cell York, they were brothers, after all. Danny was always a stay-at-home molecule, while Mack was always interacting with others, especially his coworkers Tony the tRNA and Rick the rRNA. Even though Danny looked lazy, he always was the center of attention within the nucleic brothers. Everyone made up stories of how he did all the work in the nucleus, while Mack apparently did little to nothing and, before the evolution of Cell York, this

  • Implications Of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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    Implications of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Learning and Memory Elsa Mahle The Lawrenceville School Implications of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Learning and Memory Obsessive-compulsive disorder, as defined by Psychology Today, is “an anxiety disorder in which people have undated and repeated thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions), or behavior that make them feel driven to do something (compulsions).” OCD has implications on everyday life for people struggling with the disease


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    DETAILED DIFFERENCES BETWEEN EUKARYOTIC AND PROKARYOTIC CELLS Cells are divided into two categories namely the Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes. These two have varying differences between them. Speaking in simple cell biology words, prokaryotes are primitive, simple organisms that lack membranous cell organelles. The opposite of this are eukaryotes, which are advanced and complex organisms having membrane bound cell organelles. Seemingly simple in structure and markedly different from eukaryote and

  • A Comparison of Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Cells Essay

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    eukaryotic cell has a nucleus and a membrane bound section in which the cell holds the main DNA which are building blocks of life. Prokaryotic cells do not have a nucleus. The chromosomes which are found in prokaryotes are usually spread in the cytoplasm. In eukaryotic cells the chromosomes remain together inside the nucleus and there is a clear nuclear membrane that is surrounding the nucleus. Another difference between the two cells is that, in prokaryotic cells