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Unformatted text preview: The Brain The Brain PSY 2012 01/24/08 Phineas Gage Phineas Gage Drugs Drugs Peripheral Peripheral Nervous System Nervous System (PNS) (PNS) Central Nervous Central Nervous System System (CNS) (CNS) SOMATIC AUTONOMIC SYMPATHETIC PARASYMPATHETIC Human Nervous Human Nervous System System SPINAL CORD BRAIN Slides we didnt get to last time Triggers fight or flight response Heart rate increases, breathing speeds, pupils dilate, digestion stops, adrenaline flows, etc. Structure of the Nervous System The Sympathetic Nervous System Returns the body to a stable state of equilibrium Reverses the effects of the sympathetic nervous system Structure of the Nervous System The Parasympathetic Nervous System Any questions about the structure of the nervous system???? 1a) Lower-level brain structures 1a) Lower-level brain structures Brainstem An extension of the spinal cord Controls basic automatic functions like heartbeat and breathing 1a) Lower-level brain structures 1a) Lower-level brain structures Thalamus _______________ receives information from all senses except smell and sends to other brain regions 1a) Lower-level brain structures 1a) Lower-level brain structures...
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Waesche during the Fall '08 term at FSU.

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