Central Nervous System
The brain and spinal cord. It organizes and evaluates information
Peripheral Nervous System
Consists of all other nerve cells in the body, includes the somatic and autonomic nervous systems. Its job is to transmit information to the CNS.
Essential for planning, movement, & executive control systems
Is used for making plans and decisions.
Important for certain types of learning and memory.
Essential for movement, role in learning, operates independently and unconsciously.(driving while talking on the phone).
Receives and projects input to almost everywhere in the brain and body. Vital for temperature regulation, emotion, thirst, hunger, and motivation.
Learning to associate things with emotional responses and in processing emotional information. Anger, fear, sadness.
Important for vision, in back of brain.
Important for sense of touch, Somatosensory.
The brain region responsible for hearing.
Somatic Nervous System
Transmits sensory signals to the CNS through nerves.
Autonomatic Nervous System
Regulates the body's internal enviornment by stimulating glands and maintaining internal organs.
Is like a massive bridge of axons that connects the hemispheres and allows information to flow between them.