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Parts of the peripheral nervous system
Somatic
Autonomic
Describe the somatic nervous system
Regulates sensory and voluntary motor activity.
Describe the autonomic nervous system
Involuntary muscles

Sympathetic
Parasympathetic
Function of acetylcholine
Controls voluntary movement
Role in memory, REM sleep
Sex

ACh loss found in Alzheimers
Interference w ACh impedes new memories
Role of the limbic system
Limbic system is the old brain

It mediates:
hunger, thirst
emotions, eg rage, fear, pleasure
memory encoding