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The two main divisions of the nervous system are the ________ and ________.

Peripheral nervous system; central nervous system

Which part of the neuron is responsible for maintaining he life of the cell?


Which of the following neurotransmitters functions as a common inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain?


Which part of the nervous system takes the information received from the senses, makes sense of it, makes decisions, and sends commands out to the muscles and the rest of the body?


The part of the autonomic nervous system that is responsible for reacting to stressful events and bodily arousal is called the _______ nervous system.


A brain-imaging method using radio waves and magnetic fields of the body to produce detailed images of the brain called _______________.

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

What part of the brain acts as a relay station for incoming sensory information?


Which of the following regions contains the primary visual cortex?

Occipital lobe

Which of the following is a function of the right hemisphere?

Perception, expression of emotion, and recognition of patterns

Hormones are ________________.

Chemicals released into the bloodstream by the endocrine glands