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14: Human Adaptive Significance Approach

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    138556
    • Katherine E. Brent & Sydney Quinn Chizmeshya

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    Learning Objectives
    • Observe how the body regulates temperature
    • Apply both a qualitative and a quantitative test
    • Evaluate the difference between “adjustments” and “adaptations”
    • Document and compare the body’s physical reaction to different stressors

    Thumbnail: This depicts the vasoconstriction process that occurs when an individual is exposed to cold temperatures and the vasodilation that occurs in warm temperatures.


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