Research on the nervous system is controversial. In this assignment, you will explore nervous system research and the controversies surrounding it.
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Write a paper of 1,000-1,250 words that summarizes the current research on the nervous system and the controversies surrounding this research. Include the following in your paper:
- A brief review of the current empirical research regarding the construction of the nervous system and its role in shaping behavior.
- A discussion of the controversies surrounding research on the nervous system.