Nervous system

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Nervous system
1 Central Nervous system
1.1 Encephalon: upper part
1.1.1 Brain
1.1.2 Cerebellum: cordination &body movement
1.1.3 Thalamus: picks up sensorial info and sends it to cerebral cortex
1.1.4 Hypothalamus: Regulates the medium hemostasis functions
1.1.5 Cerebral cortex
1.1.5.1 SUPERIOR FUNCTIONS: Conscious perception, Reasoning & memory,
1.1.5.2 SENSORIAL PERCEPTION: Somatosensorial, Audition, Vission
1.1.5.3 MOTOR CORTEX: Voluntary movements
1.1.6 Brainstem: controls essential functions
1.2 Spinal cord
1.2.1 Runs along dorsal part of the body
1.2.2 Receives and transports the ascendant and descendant information.
1.2.3 Receives all sensorial information that is given from all parts of the body; works as a highway
1.2.4 Controls two different types of movements, simple and fast movements which are called as defense reflex
2 Peripheral nervous system
2.1 Connects the Central Nervous System with the limbs and organs
2.1.1 Sensory: Afferent neurons that relay nerve impulses TOWARDS the central nervous system.
2.1.1.1 Autonomic: regulates involuntary actions
2.1.1.1.1 Sympathetic
2.1.1.1.1.1 Dominates in stressful or emergency situations
2.1.1.1.1.2 Makes heart beat faster
2.1.1.1.2 Parasympathetic
2.1.1.1.2.1 Relaxes the organism
2.1.1.1.2.2 Controls respiration, heartbeat and other vital functions
2.1.1.2 Somatic: governs voluntary actions and the body reflexes
2.1.2 Motor: Efferent neurons that relay nerve impulses AWAY from the central nervous system.
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