Unformatted text preview: • Somatic Nervous System – skeletal nervous system, consists of nerves that are connected to sensory receptors. (feel a bug on arm) • Automatic Nervous System – regulates functioning of blood vessels, glands, and internal (visceral) organs such as the bladder, stomach, and heart. (crush fast heart beat, sweaty palms) o Sympathetic Nervous System – accelerator of car, mobilizing the body for action and output of energy. (blush, sweat, and breathe deeply) o Parasympathetic Nervous System – like the brake. Slow things down and keep them running smoothly, enables the body to conserve and store energy....
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2011 for the course PSYCH 001 taught by Professor Benbassi during the Spring '08 term at GWU.
- Spring '08