Quiz #2 Vocab

Quiz #2 Vocab - Quiz #2 Notes- Chapter 2 Peripheral Nervous...

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Quiz #2 Notes- Chapter 2 Peripheral Nervous System: -Peripheral N.S. innervates skeletal muscles -Autonomic N.S. innervates visceral muscles (heart) and glands -Sympathetic N.S. and Parasympathetic N.S. have antagonistic (opposite) effects Central Nervous System: -Meninges: Membranes that protect the brain and spinal cord. -CSF: Cerebrospinal Fluid- Protects brain and spinal cord and provides nutrients -Hemispheres- Bilateral Symmetry Reflex Arcs: Info goes to spinal cord. Simple neural pathways, Stretch Reflex- 2 types of neurons, Pain Withdrawal Response Afferent: Sensory Neuron Efferent: Motor Neuron Synapse: Gap b/w neurons CNS: All the neurons in the brain and spinal cord Peripheral Nervous System: Nerves connecting the brain and spinal cord to other parts of the body. Somatic System: Carries messages to and from the sense receptors, muscles and other surfaces of the body. Motor Nerves: Carry impulses from the CNS to the muscles where they initiate action. Autonomic System: Connects with the internal organs and glands. Regulates respiration, heart rate and digestion. Sympathetic Nervous System: Active during times of intense arousal. Parasympathetic Nervous System: Associated With rest. Balance b/w these 2 systems maintains the normal state of the body.
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2008 for the course PSY 113 taught by Professor Singh during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.

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