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astonishing hypothesis

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reductionism

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emergent property

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dualism

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cells

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neuron

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nervous system

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motivation

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regulation

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control

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homeostasis

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cell body

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axon

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neural system

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spinal cord

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central nervous system

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peripheral nervous system

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detectors

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hormone

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nucleus

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chromosomes

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gametes

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reproduction

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zygote

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replication

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genotype

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differentiation

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phenotype

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action potential

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sensory neuron

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motor neuron

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synapse

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presynaptic neurons and postsynaptic neurons

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neurotransmitter

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excitation and inhibition

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lock and key

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serotonergic synapse

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receptor cells

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rods and cones

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nerve

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receptive field

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centre-surround

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enzyme

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reuptake

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hemisphere

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cerebral cortex

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Corpus Callosum

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brain lesion

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Phineas Gage

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PET

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somatic nervous system

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skeletal muscle

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voluntary behaviour

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motor cortex

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autonomic nervous system (ANS)

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cardiac muscle

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smooth muscle

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