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Nervous System

Nervous System To receive stimuli from inside and outside the body To interpret the stimuli and initiate responses for survival.
Brain has three distinct parts that all serve to control and coordinate the activities of the body
Spinal Cord A bundle of nerves that begins at the brain stem and continues down the center of the back through the vertebrae. It connects with the peripheral nerves.Links the brain with the peripheral nervous system
Peripheral Nerves A network of nerves that branch out from the spinal cord and connect to the rest of the body and transmit signals to and from the brain through the spinal cord.
Cerebrum biggest part of the brain Controls Input from senses Movement. Complex mental process (learning, remembering, making judgment)
Cerebellum Controls Coordinates muscle action. Helps with balance
Brainstem Controls Involuntary Actions (breathing, heartbeat, etc.)
Created by: KeyLime1600