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Name two main divisions of the nervous system
Peripheral nervous system and Central nervous system
Name two types of fibers in the peripheral nervous system
afferent fibers and efferent fibers.
responsible for transmission of sensory information into the spinal cord and brain
afferent fibers
responsible for transmitting motor signals back from the central nervous system to the periphery
efferent fibers
The brain and the spinal cord
Central nervous system
The arrival of an electrical impulse
action potential
IPSP
inhibitory post synaptic potential
EPSP
excitatory post synaptic potential