Biopsychology AS (2016)

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a specialised cell that allows electrical messages to transfer to an adjacent neurone
synapse
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They receive messages from the senses (the external environment) and send them to the Central Nervous System- the spine (CNS
Sensory neuron
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They receive messages from the brain and the spinal cord and take them to appropriate organs and muscles
Motor neuron
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These are found in the eyes, the brain and the spinal cord. They receive messages from the sensory neurons and pass messages onto other connecting neurons or motor neurons
Interconnecting neuron
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This transmits information from the five senses through the receptors to the central nervous system (CNS). It receives information from the central nervous system (CNS) instructing muscles to act
Somatic nervous system
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They receive messages from the senses (the external environment) and send them to the Central Nervous System- the spine (CNS

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Sensory neuron

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They receive messages from the brain and the spinal cord and take them to appropriate organs and muscles

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Card 4

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These are found in the eyes, the brain and the spinal cord. They receive messages from the sensory neurons and pass messages onto other connecting neurons or motor neurons

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Card 5

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This transmits information from the five senses through the receptors to the central nervous system (CNS). It receives information from the central nervous system (CNS) instructing muscles to act

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