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Introduction to PsychologyChapter 2 Study GuideBrain and Behavior(No CTQs in this Chapter)Student Name: Sabrina BeebeCentral Nervous System (CNS) - Central nervous System the brain and spinal cordPeripheral Nervous system (PNS)all body nerves outside of the brain and spinal cordNeuroncell in the nervous system that transmit informationSomatic Nervous System (SNS)network of cells that links the CNS with the body and sense organsAutonomic Nervous System (ANS)Network of cells that links the CNS with internal organs and glandsSympathetic Nervous Systemautonomic nervous system that coordinates the brainParasympathetic Nervous Systemthe division of the automictic nervous system that quiets the body and conservesenergyDendritesfibers on theneuron’sthat receive incoming messagesAxonfibers that carry information away from the body of cellsAxon TerminalsBulb-shaped structures at the end of axon that form synapses with the dendrites and cell bodies ofother neuronsSynapsea space which messages send though between two neuronsSynaptic Transmissiona process that carries information from one neuron to another

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Robert T. Avani
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cerebral hemispheres

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