PSYC 328 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Postganglionic Nerve Fibers, Peripheral Nervous System, Endocrine System
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PSYC328 Lecture 3 - Sept. 24
Introduction To Stress:
•Stress = unifying theme. Not just related to physiological response.
•Importance indicated by health of “low stress” populations
•Brain controls body through the endocrine system and peripheral nervous system
•Physiological activity needs adjustment by the CNS, especially for environmental demands
•Somatic NS controls voluntary muscles
•Neurons go from spinal cord to muscles without synapse
•Parasympathetic Nervous System: long preganglionic/short postganglionic fibres
•Sympathetic Nervous System: short pregagnlionic/long postganglionic fibers
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