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Problem: While watching a scary Halloween movie, you notice that your heart is pumping fast, your pupils are dilated and you are breathing quickly. Which division of the nervous system is responsible for this response?

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The dilation of pupil and fast pumping of heart is controlled by the autonomic nervous system. 

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While watching a scary Halloween movie, you notice that your heart is pumping fast, your pupils are dilated and you are breathing quickly. Which division of the nervous system is responsible for this response?

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