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Two parts of Nervous System
CNS (Central Nervous System) and PNS (Peripheral Nervous System)
They are the two main nervous systems of the body
ANS
Automatic Nervous System. Gives information to the GLANDS and INTERNAL ORGANS
Spinal Cord
Transmits messages to the BRAIN
Contains billions of NERVS
Peripherals Nervous System
handles CNS,throughout the whole body
"input and output, branches throughout WHOLE BODY"
Recetpor Sites
area on surface of nerons that are sensitive to neurotransmitters
Rec------ Si---
SNS (Sympathetic Nervous System)
prepares body in emergancies
Gives sympathy
PNS (Parasympathetic Nervous System)
CALMS the body in emergancies
Acts on it; CALMS the body
Ablation
Removal of organs
Disguarding the organs
ESB
Electrical Stimulation of Brain Tissue
El-------- St--------- of Br--- Ti----
EEG
Records Electrical Signals being transmitted from the brain
DIE Scan
Shows Biochemical activity
Biochemcial
MRI
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Mag----- Re------- Imaging
CAT Scan
X-ray image of the brain
X-ray
Cerebral Cortex
Outer layer of the brain. Think, Evaulate, Judge. Mass of rippled Tissue. 60-70% of all Nerons are
Outer Brain AREA
Left Brain
Controls language, math and complex movements
Nerdy, Boring
Right Brain
Perceptual skills, Emotions
Dreamu, Artsy, deals with feelings
Roger Speary
Won the Nobel Piece Prize. He found that Right and Left brain are totally SEPARATE.
Ro--- Sp----
Subcortex
Lies BELOW Cerebral Cortex
Below 'outer brain area'
Pons
Controls SLEEPING, WAKING & DREAMING. Releases SARATONA
Medulla
VITAL LIFE, Controls BREATHING
Reticular Fuctions
controls ATTENTION, ALERTNESS. Withough this we would not be CONSCIOUS.
Thalamus
Info concerning senses,eyes,ears
Hypothalamus
Connects lower or upper brain,regualates behavior,messages are organized here
Pituitary Gland
MASTER GLAND; tells what hormones to release
Corpus Callossum
Fibers which connect two hemispheres
Midbrain
Conduction & Switch Center
Endocryne System
Sex hormones & Melotonin are produced here
Name 3 Hormones released in the Endocryne System
Andorgens, Estrogens, Progestrone
Cerebelllum
ABOVE Medulla; Controls bodies balance