branch ANIMALS

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==A Generalised Animal Response:== Stimulus → Receptor → Sensory neuron → CNS → Motor neuron → Effector → Response '''Simulus:''' (plural stimuli) is the factor that triggers the response '''Receptors:''' Specialised cells that receive / detect the stimulus '''Sensory neuron:''' Conduct the signal from the receptor to the CNS '''CNS (Central Nervous System):''' Signals from receptors are sent to the brain and processed. A response is determined by a complex combination of the intensity of the stimulus, signals from other stimuli (context) and memory (prior experience) '''Motor neuron''' Conduct the signal from the CNS to the effectors '''Effectors:''' Specialised cells that initiate a response (e.g. muscle cells) '''Response:''' The resulting behaviour / reaction to the stimulus