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Name the 3 types of neurons & their functions
Sensory neurons - carry impulses from the sense organs to the spinal cord & brain
Inter neurons - connect sensory and motor neurons and carry impulses between them
Motor neurons - carry impulses from the brain and spinal cord to muscles & glands
what is homeostasis
The process by which organisms keep internal conditions relatively constant despite changes in external environment
Function of the cerebrum
Controls the voluntary or conscious activities of the body
-it is the site of intelligence, learning, and judgement
Function of the Somatic Nervous System
Regulates activities that are under conscious control, such as the movement of the skeletal muscles
Two parts of the brain stem and their functions
Pons and medulla oblongata - regulate the flow of information between the brain and the rest of the body
Function of Motor Division
Transmits impulses from the central nervous system to the muscles or glands
Function of the dendrite
Carry impulses from the environment or from other neurons toward the cell body
Function of the thalamus
Receives messages from all of the sensory receptors throughout the body and then relays the information to the proper region of the cerebrum for further processing
Function of hypothalamus
Acts as the control center for recognition and analysis of hunger, thirst, fatigue, anger, and body temperature
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