Biopsychology

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what is the nervous system
specialised network of cells in the body consisting of the central nervous system and peripheral nervous system
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what are the functions of the nervous system
to colloect ,process and respond to information 2 to coordinate the working of different organs
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Describe the central nervous system
made of the brain divided into two hemispheres with a cerebral cortex outer layer reponsible forhigher mental functions the spinal cord is the brain extension and is reponsible for reflex actions
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Describe the peripheral system
transmits messages via neurons to and from CNS it is divided into two sub systems
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Whats the difference between autonomic and somatic nerous sysems
Autonomic- governs vital functions like breathing heart rate Somatic- controls muscle movement reciees informaion from sensory receptors
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what is the endocrine system ?
works alongside nervous sytstem instructing glands to release hormones into bloodstream carrying them to target organs
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