You need to login first

Login information

Haven't yet registered?

×

Categories

Homework Help Boards (University / College Level)

Biology-Related

Science-Related

Others

Laboratory Help


Non-Homework Help Boards

Notes

Guidance

Discussion

×
* * * *
f_zah1
2627
.clay
1480
top posters

Support Us

If you found our community helpful, your small donation will continue to help us reach more students around the globe. You may also like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
Pages: 1     Go Down
  New Topic  |  more  
wrote...
*
Posts: 24707
Credits: 500
Rep:  +55  -1 
     
2 years ago
For a more comfortable homework help experience, try HomeworkClinic.com.
Compare and contrast positive and negative feedback loops.   
  • Read 3377 times
  • 1 Reply
Sunshine ☀ ☼
replies
wrote...
*
Posts: 3411
Credits: 6255
Rep:  +57  -1 
     
2 years ago
All feedback loops have some similar parts. A sensor or receptor senses the environment. This information is relayed to an integrating center, which compares the sensed information to the set point. The response of the integrating center will be sent to an effector, which will carry out the response of the system. This is where the similarities end. In a negative feedback loop, the effector works to bring variables back into the set point range. In a positive feedback loop, any changes will be amplified because the effector will work to ensure that the variables will continue to move away from the set point.   
Don't forget to give me a thumbs up!
Pages: 1     Go Up New Topic more
Related Topics
Note: This topic is currently locked from adding new posts. Only administrators and moderators can reply. If you'd like to contribute to this topic, start a new thread and make reference to this one. Otherwise, contact a moderator for more options.

Ask a Question

ask
Click to ask a question. 260 Students and 14 members are standing by to answer all your science and biology homework problems, free. So far today, 136 guests have joined.
Related Images
Views
516
Rating

Views
272
Rating

Views
2457
Rating