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    Introduction: The overall nervous system is made up of the Central Nervous System and the Peripheral Nervous System‚ with the autonomic nervous system being a division of the peripheral nervous system. The autonomic nervous system regulates glands as well as the smooth and cardiac muscle. There are three separate systems within the autonomic nervous system and are called the sympathetic nervous systemparasympathetic nervous system and the enteric nervous system. They are responsible for the ‘fight

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    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 organs

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    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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    Nervous System Presented to: Miss Raheela Tariq Haider Iqbal (L12-5532) Sarah Ali (L12-4074) Aamna Akram (L12-4253) Momina Zaidi (L12-4063) Zaid Zafar Usmani (L12-4261) Mutahar Maqbool (L12-4092) Arslan Manzoor (L11-4664) Division of Work Haider Iqbal Case Study‚ Conclusion and Compilation Sarah Ali Nervous System‚ Neurons and Neurotransmitters Aamna Akram Peripheral Nervous System and Autonomous Nervous System Momina Zaidi Somatic Nervous

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    The Nervous System The nervous system is the most complex part of the body‚ as they govern our thoughts‚ feelings‚ and bodily functions. It is an important factor in science because it can lead to new discoveries for cures or diseases. The studies of the nervous system helped lower death rates from heart disease‚ stroke‚ accidents‚ etc. The nervous system is a network of neurons (nerve cells) that that sends information to the brain to be analyzed. Neurons live both in and outside the central nervous

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    Nervous System Review Sheet 1. List three functions of the nervous system and give a specific example of each. • Reception of stimuli from environment (internal or external) and relay of info to CNS (Sensory division of PNS) – e.g. Receptors in your ear send a signal to the brain when the bell rings. • Integration of stimuli to decide on a response (CNS) – e.g. Your brain receives the signal that the bell is ringing‚ along with signals from your eyes that tell you it is time for class

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    * 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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    NERVOUS SYSTEM The human body’s activities are regulated by two systems – the nervous system and the endocrine system. Although both systems control body functions‚ their methods differ. The nervous system is the body’s information gatherer‚ storage center and control system. Its primary function is to collect information about the external conditions in relation to the body’s external state‚ to analyze this information‚ and to initiate appropriate responses to satisfy certain needs; the most

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    animals’ and humans’ nervous systems is a necessary process to maximise the chances of survival. Neuronal and behavioural changes are closely linked to the environment surrounding animals and humans‚ as well as to their lifestyles. This essay will present some evidence that the nervous system of animals and humans have evolved as to maximize survival‚ by looking at specific elements of the nervous system on a cellular level‚ within the brain regions‚ through functioning pathways‚ systems and finally‚ behaviour

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    Biology 3201 1. Unit 1- Maintaining Dynamic Equilibrium II Ch. 12 – The Nervous System (pp. 390-419) 12.1 – Structure of the Nervous System nervous system: a high-speed communication system which delivers information to and from the brain and spinal cord and all over the body. In any nervous system‚ there are 4 main components: (1) sensors: gather information from the external environment (sense organs) (2) conductors: carry information from sensors to modulators or from modulators to effectors (nerves)

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