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5 Cards in this Set

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Afferent division
signals to the brain
Efferent division
signals from the brain to the body
Somatic NS - voluntary
Autonomic NS - involuntary
ANS definition
Motor = eferent
functions w systems not under conscious "voluntary" control
Nervous system properties
high level integration
influencces processes in distant regions of the body
extensive use of neg feedback
uses chemicals for the transmission of info
Autonomic subdivisions
sympathetic ns
parasympathetic ns