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  • Autonomic Nervous System and Obj

    Chapter 9 Motivation and Emotion MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Motives activate behavior and propel the organism a.|to flee.|c.|toward goals.| b.|to respond.|d.|to drives.| ANS: C DIF: 2 REF: 9-188 OBJ: 1 MSC: TYPE: Factual 2. The study of motivation is an attempt to understand __________ a behavior occurs. a.|why|c.|when| b.|how|d.|all of these| ANS: A DIF: 1 REF: 9-188 OBJ: 1 MSC: TYPE: Factual NOT: BTC 3. Psychologists define hypothetical states that activate behavior and propel one towards

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  • Autonomic Nervous System

    Chapter 16 The Autonomic Nervous System Sympathetic (Thoraco-lumbar) division Parasympathetic (Cranial-sacral) division Somatic Motor vs Visceral Motor ■ ■ ■ ■ Somatic motor is directed from cortical levels to skeletal muscles and is voluntary. Visceral motor is directed from hypothalamus and midbrain and is involuntary‚ but has input from cortex and thalamus. Somatic lower motor neuron is in ventral horn of gray matter and neurotransmitter at skeletal muscle is Ach. Visceral motor comes from

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  • Autonomic Nervous System

    Autonomic nervous system The autonomic nervous system (ANS or visceral nervous system) is the part of the peripheral nervous system that acts as a control system functioning largely below the level of consciousness‚ and controls visceral functions. The ANS affects heart rate‚ digestion‚ respiration rate‚ salivation‚ perspiration‚ diameter of the pupils‚ micturition (urination)‚ and sexual arousal. Whereas most of its actions are involuntary‚ some‚ such as breathing‚ work in tandem with the conscious

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  • The Autonomic Nervous System: Understanding Essentials

    1 THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM: UNDERSTANDING THE ESSENTIALS (v2013‚ long sheet) Lecturer: D.G. Simbulan‚ Jr.‚ PhD ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------Outline: I. Introduction II. Comparison between the somatic and autonomic nervous systems III. Anatomical and Physiological features of ANS IV. Metabolism of Neurotransmitters; Main form of removal from synaptic cleft/ junctional

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  • Understanding the Autonomic Nervous System

    Difference in Somatic and Autonomic Nervous System * The somatic nervous system consists of nerves that provide VOLUNTARY control over skeletal muscles * The autonomic nervous system exerts INVOLUNTARY control over the contraction of smooth muscle‚ cardiac muscle‚ and glandular activity. * Basic function of the Sympathetic VS Parasympathetic Systems * Sympathetic system= “fight of flight” * Parasympathetic system= “rest and digest” * Both autonomic branches are required

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  • The Autonomic Nervous System: Relationship to the Peripheral Nervous System

    14: The Autonomic Nervous System Objectives Introduction 1. Define autonomic nervous system and explain its relationship to the peripheral nervous system. 2. Compare the somatic and autonomic nervous systems relative to effectors‚ efferent pathways‚ and neurotransmitters released. 3. Compare and contrast the functions of the parasympathetic and sympathetic divisions. ANS Anatomy 4. For the parasympathetic and sympathetic divisions‚ describe the site of CNS origin‚ locations of ganglia

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  • Autonomic Nervous System Questions And Answers

    154) Which component of the nervous system mobilizes the body in times of stress? A) central B) somatic C) sympathetic D) parasympathetic Answer: C Diff: 2 Type: MC Page Ref: 120‚ 132 Skill: Factual 155) The part of the autonomic nervous system that is responsible for reacting to stressful events and bodily arousal is called the ______________ nervous system. A) central B) somatic C) sympathetic D) parasympathetic Answer: C Diff: 2 Type: MC Page Ref: 120‚ 132 Skill: Factual ryerson.testbank @gmail

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  • Ans Nervous System

    Structure & function of the Autonomic Nervous System Introduction: The organs of our body are controlled by many systems in order to function correctly and efficiently in order to survive within the environment we live in. These include the heart‚ stomach and intestines and other vital organs and body systems. All of the systems in our body are regulated by a part of the nervous system called the autonomic nervous system (ANS). The ANS is part of the peripheral nervous system and it controls many

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  • Nervous System

    Nervous systems consists of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) and the peripheral nervous system (cranial and spinal nerves) Brain is divided into 3 major areas 1. Cerebrum Pairs of lobes 2. Brain stem 3. Cerebellum Four lobes are: Frontal-largest lobe‚ concentration‚ abstract thought‚ information storage‚ memory and motor function‚ Broca’s area (motor control of speech)‚ affect‚ judgement‚ personality and inhibitions Parietal- sensory lobe‚ analyzes sensory information

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  • Nervous system

    Neurons and nervous systems Communication around the body Neurons - the basic building blocks of the nervous system‚ soecialised to communicate info around the body Three different types of neurons sensory neurons (afferent) : transfer info from the body to the brain Motor neurons (efferent) : transmit info from brain to the body Interneurins : communication b/w sensory and motor neurons Structure communication with a neuron Communication within neurons is an electrochemical process

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