Biological approach

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  • Created on: 30-12-15 21:56

1. What does the sympathetic nervous system do?

  • Prepares and excites the body for action
  • Sends information between the brain and the spine
  • Maintains levels of hormones in our blood
  • Calms our body down, e.g rest and digest
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2. What is the central nervous system made up of?

  • Brain + Spinal cord
  • Muscles
  • Neurons
  • Autonomic + somatic nervous systems

3. What is the role of the axon on a neuron

  • contains nucleus which controls neuron
  • carries nerve impulses towards another neuron
  • receives impulses from other neurons
  • insulates the membrane that surrounds the axon

4. The nervous system can be split into 2, the central nervous system and ......?

  • Peripheral N.S
  • Sympathetic N.S
  • Autonomic N.S
  • Somatic N.S

5. The autonomic nervous system controls what activities?

  • Unconscious
  • Conscious
  • Both
  • Neither


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