AP Psychology 1.5 Biological Bases of Behavior

AP Psychology 1.5 Biological Bases of Behavior. The voluntary movements of picking up and shooting a ball are controlled by what?

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alright well ok so these systems clearly have a lot of anxiety but what do they [Girl looking anxious]

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actually do well let's start with B, the autonomic nervous system well it's part

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of the peripheral nervous system which consists of the nerves in ganglia [Skeleton diagram showing nerves and ganglia]

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outside of the brain and spinal cord as opposed to the central nervous system

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that exists in the spinal cord and brain... the peripheral nervous system is like

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the assistant coach it lets the brain know everything that's going on with the [A coach wearing a tracksuit]

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organs and limbs and stuff.. but enough about that let's get back to answer B.. The

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autonomic nerve system influences the function of the internal organs like

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heart rate, digestion and urination since it doesn't deal with muscle [Dog peeing on a fence]

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coordination, we can toss it. C isn't it either the sympathetic nervous

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system is part of the aforementioned autonomic nervous system but it [A skeletal diagram of the spinal cord]

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functions specifically to regulate the body's unconscious actions the [Two boys playing basketball]

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fight-or-flight response crucial to survival yes! Related to basketball

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skills? Er, not so much, bearing that in mind we can assume D isn't our guy

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either the parasympathetic nervous system deals with paired actions like

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rest and digest and feed and breathe when you hear the parasympathetic [Man sleeping in a bed with lots of food]

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nervous system think our basic human needs eating, drinking, sleeping, go to the

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bathroom and making babies, but maybe save one of those for after the game and

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seeing as we know the central nervous system is located in brain and spine

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it's pretty clearly not the answer we're looking for either sure it's the central [Skeletal image of spinal cord and brain]

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hub of activity but it doesn't deal directly with muscle coordination that

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one's for the assistant coach to handle but leaves us with A; part of the

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peripheral nervous system the somatic nervous system delivers information to [Two girls texting each other]

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the central nervous system about voluntary movement and sensory

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information both of which Kobe has in spades..Us?

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not so much [Baby falls from a mat while playing basketball]