HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Becky
  • Created on: 02-11-12 14:48

Sympathetic branch- activated in situations that require energy. It causes increse in heart rate and breathing rate.

Parasympathetic branch- activated when the body is trying to conserve energy e.g heart rate and breathing rate decreases, blood flow diverted to digestive function.

Neurotransmitter- a chemical which is released from nerve endings, fast acting. Example of…


No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all Stress resources »