Part 2: Extension

  • A squid has a very large brain with a very specialized nervous system closely resembles some vertebrate nervous system. Can you explain why this invertebrate has a specialized nervous system?
  • There are more than 1 million neurons in the bilaterally paired regions in the brain of a bee. Why do you think insect requires vast numbers of neurons in this brain region?
  • Do you know what is the function of an oscilloscope?
  • Alzheimer disease is a neurodegenerative disorder. What is the pathophysiology of this disease? Is there any cure for this disease?
  • Diabetic patients can develop a nervous system problem called diabetic neuropathy. What are the symptoms of this disease?
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