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Chapter_2_Handout_1 - Chapter 2-Neuroscience and Biological Foundations Lecture Outline Nervous System Organization Brain Anatomy Neural Basis of

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Chapter 2-Neuroscience and Biological Foundations Lecture Outline Nervous System Organization Brain Anatomy Neural Basis of Behavior Genetic Inheritance NERVOUS SYSTEM ORGANIZATION The Nervous System The Central Nervous System (CNS) The Peripheral Nervous System (PNS) includes all nerves that travel to and from the CNS. The PNS is subdivided into the _________ and __________ nervous systems. The central nervous system 1) BRAIN 2) SPINAL CORD a. links the CNS and PNS. Transmits information in and out of the brain. b. Carries out autonomic reflexes in childhood and adulthood. SIMPLE REFLEX ARC – occurs in spinal cord NEUROGENESIS: NEUROPLASTICITY :
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The PNS is divided into: 1) The SOMATIC NERVOUS SYSTEM controls ______ _____movement (______ _____ à ______ _____ ) and relays sensory info (______ _____ à ______ _____ ). 2) The AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM controls basic ______ _____ body functions (e.g., heartbeat) and is subdivided into: a) The ______ ______ NERVOUS SYSTEM creates the fight or flight (______ _____ ) response. b) The ______ ______ NERVOUS SYSTEM regulates the (______ _____ ) response. The functions of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems work in ______ _____ ! BRAIN ANATOMY The CEREBRAL CORTEX is the thin, wrinkly, outermost layer of the brain. It regulates complex behavior, motor control, and higher mental processes. The wrinkles (convolutions) in the cortex are called:
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Chapter_2_Handout_1 - Chapter 2-Neuroscience and Biological Foundations Lecture Outline Nervous System Organization Brain Anatomy Neural Basis of

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