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The Central Nervous System consists of?
- Brain
- Spinal Cord
The Peripheral Nervous System is divided into what two categories?
- Somatic (Voluntary)
- Autonomic (Involuntary)
The Autonomic Nervous System is broken down into what two subdivisions?
- Sympathetic
- Parasympathetic
3 Layers of the brain are?
- Dura Mater (outermost layer)
- Arachnoid (middle layer)
- Pia Mater (innermost layer)
6 Divisions of the brain are?
- Cerebrum
- Diencephalon
- Mesencephalon
- Pons
- Medulla Oblongata
- Cerebellum
Cerebrum
- Intelligence
- Learning
- Analysis
- Memory
- Language
Diencephalon
- Tempurature Regulation
- Sleep
- Water Balance
- Stress Response
- Emotions
Mesencephalon
- Controlls eye movement
Pons
- contains connections between the brain and spinal cord.
Medulla Oblongata
Contols:
- Respirations
- Cardiac Activity
- Vasomotor Activity
Cerebellum
- Fine motor movemen
- Posture
- Equilibrium
- Muscle Tone
What is the Reticular Activating System?
- The system responsible for consciousness.
Afferent
- Carrys impulses TOWARD the central nervous system.
Efferent
- Carrys impulses AWAY from the brain or spinal cord.
What are the 4 categories of peripheral nerves?
- Somatic Sensory
- Somatic Motor
- Visceral (autonomic) sensory
- Visceral (autonomic) motor