Divisions of the nervous system

What is the nervous system?
The nervous system is a network of cells and fibres which tramist nerve impulses between parts of the body to regulate behaviour in response to the environement
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What is the CNS?
Bran and spinal cord- origin of all complex commands and decisions
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What is the PNS?
Responsible for connecting the CNS to the senses.
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Where does the PNS send information
To the CNS from the outside world and from the CNS to muscles and glands
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What can the PNS be divided into?
Somatic NS and Autonomic NS
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Explain the SNS?
It transmits information to the CNS and receives information from the CNS to control voluntary skeletal muscle movement
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Explain the ANS?
It transmits information to and received information from the CNS. Operates involuntarily and divided into two branches
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