Biology -Nervous System

A person touches a stove, withdraws his or her hand, and then yells. Why does the yelling occur after the hand is withdrawn? Does the person become aware of pain before the hand is withdrawn?

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. The withdrawal is a reflexive (spinal level) response, not requiring the impulse to reach the brain before the withdrawal occurs. The yell requires input to the brain itself.

    What criterion are you using to indicate awareness — the response of withdrawal or some conscious thought? The conscious thought would take slightly more time than the withdrawal.

    I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  2. Because it is an aftershock.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Math

    (1) which of the following correctly identifies the methods of heat transfer? 1. A- convention B- radiaton C- conduction ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2. A- conduction B- radiaton C- convention ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 3. A- convention B- conduction C-

  2. Science

    The diagram above represents a reflex arc in the human. This pathway responds when someone touches something that causes pain, such as a hot stove. Which of the following shows the correct order of the body systems involved in

  3. physics

    Two people, one twice as massive as the other, try to play tug of war on a nearly frictionless, level, icy surface. When they begin to tug, they are 12 m apart. They tug by pulling the rope hand over hand, until their hands meet

  4. sci

    melissa burned her hand on the stove. why did putting her hand in a bowl of cold water make the burn less severe a. cold transferred to her hand from the water by convection. b. cold transferred to her hand from the water by

  1. Earth space science

    During which step in the Can Crush Lab did water vapor condense inside the can? A. The can was filled nearly to the top with water. B. The can was placed on the hot stove burner for several minutes. C. The can was removed from the

  2. PHYSICS

    A person whose weight is W=584 N doing push-ups. Find the normal force exerted by the floor on each hand each foot, assuming that the persons holds this person |=central gravity foot arm -------|-------- .840m .410m

  3. Science

    In which of these situations is convection most likely the main form of heat transfer? Warm air from a heater on the first floor of a house moves to the upper floors. The sides of a metal pan become hot when the pan is placed on a

  4. physics

    A person throws a 2.5 lb stone into the air with an initial upward speed of 15 ft/s. Make a free-body diagram for this stone (a) after it is free of the person’s hand and is traveling upward, (b) at its highest point, (c) when

  1. PLEASE HELP SOON! (MS. SUE PLEASE)

    Which of the following correctly identifies the methods of heat transfer? A. Convection-Radiation-Conduction B. Conduction-Radiation-Convection C. Convection-Conduction-Radiation*** D. Radiation-Convection-Conduction

  2. Physics

    2 people, each with a mass of 70 kg, are wearing inline skates and are holding opposite ends of a 15 m rope. One person pulls forward on the rope by moving hand over hand and gradually reeling in more of the rope. In doing so, he

  3. physics

    A person holds a 1.42N baseball in his hand, a distance of 34.0cm from the elbow joint, as shown in the figure . The biceps, attached at a distance of 2.75cm from the elbow, exerts an upward force of 12.6N on the forearm. Consider

  4. Physics

    A black wood stove with surface area 4.6 m^2 is made from cast iron 4.0 mm thick. The interior wall of the stove is at 650 C, while the exterior is at 647 C. Part A What is the rate of heat conduction through the stove wall? Part

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.