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Functions of the nervous system
1. Oreintation of the body to internal and external enviroment.
2. Coordination and control of body activites.
3. Assimilation of experiences related to memory, learning, and intelligence.
4. Programming of instictual behavior.
Structurally, The nervous system is divided into ___ parts, and name them?
2, Central Nervous System (CNS) and Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Central Nervous System has two organs in it, what are they?
Brain and Spinal Cord
Perpheral Nervous System
consists of crainal which arise from the brain and spinal nerves emerging from the spinal cord.
Functionally, The nervous system is divided into ___ parts, and name them?
2, Somatic Nervous System(SoNS)and Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
Somatic Nervous System
Conducts impulses to and from the CNS to skeletal muscle; typically under voluntary control
Autonomic Nervous System
Conducts impulses to and from the rest of the body; typically under involuntary control