organization of the nervous system
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includes all the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord
peripheral nervous system
bundles of axons routed together that have pathways that go back and forth to the brain
nerves that connect to voluntary skeletal muscles and sensory receptors and carry info to and from CNS
somatic nervous system
somatic nervous system 2 kinds of nerves?
- afferent nerves
- efferent nerves
carry info from periphery to the CNS (inward)
carry infor outward from CNS to periphery
controls visceral functions like heart rate and digestion
autonomic nervous system
fight or fligh response?
a part of autonomaic nervous system
- came up with flight or fight response
- when people are threatened, body gets ready to flee or defend self
2 parts of ANS?
- sympathetic NS
- parasympathetic NS
mobilizes for emergency
conserves resources, slows everything back down
blood brain barrier?
prevents things from going in and out
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