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Biological differentiation

Implications for models of nervous control

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Abstract

Existing models of physiologic and behavioral function and the nervous control of these events may bear reexamination on the basis of evidence for a process of differentiation in transduction processes. Biological differentiation provides a basic and intrinsic mechanism through which single neural, receptor, and effector mechanisms can modify the nature of their responses.

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Germana, J. Biological differentiation. Conditional Reflex 5, 119–125 (1970). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03000151

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Keywords

  • Muscle Spindle
  • Receptor Potential
  • Nervous Control
  • Impulse Frequency
  • Biological Differentiation