NERVOUS BREAKDOWN

concerns the bringing on of an emotional illness or mental illness which significantly disrupts an individuals ability to cope.

NEURAL ARC

describes the pathway of neurons which is taken to pass the action potential and therefore response from the receptor to the effector, there are...

NEURAL PLASTICITY

otherwise known as neuroplasticity, this is the ability for a neuron to adapt and change in response to a stimulus from its environment.

NEUROBIOTAXIS

typically happens during embryological development for example. Neurobiotaxis is the formation and development of nerve fibres towards the tissue it will innervate, once developed.

NEUROFILAMENT

can be found in the axons of neurons and which are involved in the transport of materials along the axon structure.

NEUROLOGICAL IMPAIRMENT

Defines any disruption to the body's function as a result of damage to the nervous system.

NEUROPHARMACOLOGY

the study of the effect certain drugs have on the nervous system of organisms.

NEUROTIC CONFLICT

in the context of psychoanalytic theory, neurotic conflict is intraphychic conflict which leads to persistent maladjustment and emotional disturbance. Neurotic conflict was also looked...

NEUTRAL MONISM

first described by Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970) the British philosopher highlighted the stance that some believe there is only one substance to reality...

NICOTINIC RECEPTOR

is one of the many acetylcholine receptors found at neuromuscular junctions in the body which respond to nicotine.

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