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Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 1001
Professor
Ayca Guler- Edwards
Semester
Winter

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January 26 PSYC 1001 – Introduction to Psychology I page 81-92 Nervous System  Communication network  Two parts: Central and Peripheral Nervous System Central Nervous System (CNS)  Brain  Spinal cord o Carries information to brain, then sends information from brain to everywhere in body o Relative to a ‘channel’ Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)  Autonomic Nervous System  Part of PNS: controls automatic, involuntary functions  Regulates internal body functions o Digestion, blood pressure, heart rate, or perspiration  Sympathetic Division o Gives power  Parasympathetic Division
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