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4 Functions of the nervous system
~Communication and control system- made up of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves ~Receives information from your environment and from inside your body ~Controls reactions that involve emotion ~Most important system in the body
Largest part of your brain that controls functions including all conscious body movement like running. (When you are awake)
Second largest [art of the brain that adjusts impulses of motor neurons so motion is not robot-like or jerky.Fine-tunes motion.
Function of Sensory receptor
functions of a sensory receptor is to take in a stimulus and convert it into a nerve impulse (Ex: Camera flash)
all sound comes from vibration. When an object vibrates it creates pressure waves in the air surrounding it.The pressure waves in the are sound waves.
sound waves pass through the ear canal and strike a thin, round, tightly stretched membrane.
receptors change odor stimuli into nerve impulses, these nerve impulses are carried by the olfactory nerves to the brain.
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