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Nervous System

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1. Which hemisphere of the brain performs mathematical and logical reasoning and problem solving? THE LEFT SIDE OF THE HEMISPHERE
2. Where is the cerebrospinal fluid formed? EPENDYMAL CELLS, WHICH LINE THE WALLS OF THE VENTRICLES
3. What is the functional unit of the nervous system? THE NEURON
4. What are the three layers of the meninges from the outermost to the innermost? THE DURA MATER, THE ARACHNOID MATER, AND THE PIA MATER
5. What is the largest part of the brain? THE CEREBRUM
6. The only connection between the right and left hemispheres of the cerebrum is what? CORPUS COLLOSUM
7. What does the cerebellum do for the body? COORDINATES NEW MUSCLE MOVEMENT, MONITORS MUSCLE TONE AND POSITION.
8. Explain the important role these parts of the brain: Hypothalamus REGULATES THE TEMPERATURE, SENSATIONS OF HUNGER AND THIRST, THE RHYTHM OF THE BODY AND PLAYS A ROLE IN EMOTIONS
9. Thalamus ACTS AS A RELAY STATION, RECEIVING SENSORY INFORMATION
10. Medula Oblongata REGULATES BLOOD PRESSURE AND CONTROLS THE HEART RATE
11. Mid brain COORDINATES REFLEX RESPONSES, MAINTAINS MUSCLE TONE AND POSITION OF EXTREMITIES
12. What are the differences between Afferent CARRY IMPULSES FROM BODY (SKIN, EYES, EARS) TO BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD
13. Efferent THEY BRING THE RESPONSES FROM THE BRAIN TO THE MUSCLES (BODY) AND THE GLANDS
14. Explain the function of each lobe: Frontal CONSCIOUS THOUGHTS AND INTELLIGENCE, PREDICTS FUTURE EVENTS OR CONSEQUENCES OF ACTIONS
15. Parietal ANALYSES SENSORY INFORMATION ABOUT TOUCH, TEMPERATURE, VIBRATION, AND PAIN FROM RECEPTORS IN THE SKIN, JOINTS AND MUSCLES
16. Occipital ANALYSES SENSORY INFORMATION ABOUT VISION
17. Temporal ANALYSES SENSORY INFORMATION ABOUT HEARING AND SMELL
18. What? does the nervous system consist of THE BRAIN AND THE SPINAL CORD
19. What does the peripheral nervous system consists of? THE CRANIAL AND SPINAL NERVES AND THEIR BRANCHES
20. What does the autonomic nervous system consists of? HEART MUSCLE, SMOOTH MUSCLE, GLANDS
21. What does the somatic nervous system consists of? VOLUNTARY SKELETAL MUSCLES
22. Parasympathetic Division does what for the body? REST AND DIGEST
23. Sympathetic Division does what for the body? ACTIVE AND ALERT
24. How many spinal nerves are there? 31 SPINAL NERVES
Created by: Lizbeth Romo