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Science

Nervous system Test

QuestionAnswer
Junction where one neuron can transfer an impulse to the structure Synapse
Big part of the neuron Cell Body
Thread-like extension carries impulses away from the cell body Axon
Thread-like extension carries impulses toward the cell body Dendrite
Neuron carries impulses from one neuron to another Inter neuron
Neuron converts stimulus into nerve impulses Sensory neuron
Neuron sends an impulse to muscle gland to react Motor neuron
A change in an environment that causes given testers to react Stimulus
Reaction to a stimulus Response
Cerebrum Controls thought, memory, learning, voluntary movement, and senses
Cerebellum balance and muscle coordination
Medulla Controls breathing, heartbeat, and other vital body processes
Spinal Chord Relays impulses from the brain to the rest of the body
Spinal Nerve Carries impulses between the spinal Chord and the brain to the rest of the body
The part of the nervous system which in vertebrates consists of the brain and spinal chord. To which sensory impulses are transmitted and from which motor impulses pass out. Central nervous system
The nerves in here connect to the sensory organs EX. eye and ear Peripheral nervous system
Automatic response that occurs rapidly without conscious control What happens in a reflex
Bruised brain Concussion
Damaged brain cortex Traumatic Brain injury
He got impaled with a pole How did Phineas Gage obtain a brain injury?
He was inappropriate, cussed, was immature, and very child-like How did Phineas Gage's brain injury affect him?
You get used to it happening so your reaction time gets speedier as you go along What happens when you are introduced to a stimulus over and over again?
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