Cubangbang’s 6thA Ch.14 The Nervous System Stack #129285

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Central Nervous System consists of the spinal cord and brain
Brain acts as the command center of the body
Shape of the brain a large, wrinkly walnut
3 parts of the brain Cerebrum, Cerebellum, Brain Stem
Frontal Lobes controls conscious movement and makes a person alert to what is going on around him/her
Temporal lobe deals with hearing, speech, and memory
Parietal lobe interprets pain, touch, and temperature as well as some taste and pressure on the skin
Occipital lobe stores information about what a person sees
Spinal cord main pathway of information connecting the brain to the rest of the body.
Neurons interprets the incoming message as pain
Sensory neurons carries messages to the brain
Motor neurons sending the messages from the brain and spinal cord to the muscles
Somatic nervous system controls your skeletal muscle movement
Autonomic nervous system controls involuntary activities
Reflex an action that happens before the brain has time to think about the action
Five senses hearing, sight, taste, smell, touch
Memory ability to remember
Short term memory stores information only temporarily