5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What is the somatic nervous system?
- Adrenal Gland
- Myelin sheath
- Cerebral Cortex
- a A type of neuron that is found between (and connects) other neurons
- b The folded outer part of your cerebrum
- c A gland which sits on top of your kidney and releases the hormone epinephrine, which tells the cells to release any sugar stored up when you need to run away or fight (flight or fight response)
- d It is the part of the nervous system responsible for the voluntary movements you make.
- e The fatty tissue wrapped around an axon that allows information to travel more quickly down the axon
5 Multiple choice questions
- The most important cells in the nervous system. They receive, store and process information, as well as send messages throughout the body
- The largest part of the brain where most of your conscious actions are controlled and your thoughts are thought
- The part of the peripheral nervous system that works automatically. It controls your smooth muscles so your organs can function without your thinking about them.
- In the cell body
- The two part system (central and peripheral) that controls a huge number of activities in your body
5 True/False questions
What does a sensory neuron do? → It sends information from the brain or spinal cord to the muscles and organs of the body, telling them what to do.
Homeostasis → The condition that occurs when all of the systems in your body are working together to maintain a stable, healthy condition
Nerves → The most important cells in the nervous system. They receive, store and process information, as well as send messages throughout the body
Integration → A type of neuron that is found between (and connects) other neurons
Name the three parts of the brain we discussed. → Cerebrum, cerebellum, brainstem