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1

The universe and humans in it are most accurately described

In terms of energy (quantum universe)

2

The human body and its behavior are NOT

Machine-like

We are NOT controlled by our genes

3

Central “dogma” of biomedicine

Concept of genes controlling biology

4

How many genes are found to exist in human DNA

30,000

5

Functionally, every cell in the body mimics

Systems found at the whole-body level

6

Removal of a living thing’s brains results in

Death

7

Removal of a cells nucleus

Does NOT result in immediate death
**nucleus/DNA does not control cell’s behavior

8

Nucleus is not

The “brain” of the cell

9

What is the “switch” in controlling cellular behavior

Cell membrane

10

Membrane receives signals from cell’s environment which

Activate and regulate cellular functions

11

What controls biology

Environmental signals, (perception)

12

Behavior of our cells, and our whole body is controlled by

Signals from the environment

13

The internal environment signals are generated by

CNS (brain)

14

The control of behavior is from

Above-down-inside-out (ADIO)