Chapter 4 - Structure of the Nervous System Nervous System...

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Structure of the Nervous System Nervous System Central Nervous System Peripheral Nervous System Somatic Nervous System Autonomic Nervous System Sympathetic Parasympathetic Vocabulary Central Nervous System: the brain and spinal cord Peripheral Nervous System: nerves outside the brain and spinal cord o Somatic Nervous System: consists of the nerves that convey messages from the sense organs to the CNS and from the CNS to the muscles. (Voluntary) o Autonomic Nervous System: controls the heart, intestines, and other organs. (Involuntary) Sympathetic: Fight or flight all chained ganglia Parasympathetic: nonemergency responses; not linked together Dorsal: toward the back Ventral: toward the stomach Anterior: toward the front end Posterior: toward the rear end Superior: above another part Inferior: below another part Lateral: toward the side, away from midline Medial: toward the midline, away from side Proximal: located close to the point of origin
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2008 for the course PSYCH 31:012 taught by Professor Inahlee during the Fall '07 term at University of Iowa.

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Chapter 4 - Structure of the Nervous System Nervous System...

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