Divisions of the Nervous System

1) What are the functions of the central nervous system?

2) What are 2 major parts of the central nervous system?

3) What are the meninges and what is their function?

Brain:

4) How many interneurons are found in the brain?

5) What are the functions of the cerebrum?

6) What might happen to a person that got hit in the front part of the cerebrum with a ball bat?

7) What might happen to a person hit on the side of the head with a ball bat?

8) What might happen to a person hit on the back of the head with a ball bat?

9) What are the functions of the cerebellum?

10) How would a person with cerebellum damage walk and move?

11) What are the functions of the brain stem?

12) Hanging people snaps the brain stem. What does this tell you about its function and importance?

13) What are the functions of the thalamus & hypothalamus?

Spinal Cord:

14) What advantage does a person with good reflexes have over a person with almost no reflexes?

15) What nerves are included in the Peripheral Nervous System?

16) What is the function of the sensory division?

17) What is the function of the motor division?

18) What are the functions of the somatic nervous system?

19) What are the functions of the autonomic nervous system?

20) Please draw a diagram showing how a reflex arc and how it works? (see page 904)