What consistes mainly of the posterior pituitary gland, pituitary stalk and gray matter?
The hypothalamus functions by=
acts as major center for controlling the ANS, helps control most internal organs, controls hormone secretions of most endrocrine glands, contains center for controlling body temp, appetite, wakefulness and pleasure
What is the second largest part of the human brain?
What is the largest part of the human brain?
Functions as the center for all spinal cord reflexes sensory tracts conduct impulses to the brain, motor tracts conduct impulses from the brain in the...
The Peripheral Nervous System consists of what two kinds of nerves?
Cranial and Spinal
How many pairs of cranial nerves are attached to the undersuface of the brain?
The PNS connects the brain with the neck structures where
in the thorax and abdomen
a chain of sympathetic ganglia is in front of and at each side of the spinal column
Just an fyi
What serves as the emergency or stress system controlling visceral effectors during strenuous exercise and strong emotions?
The sympathetic nervous system
Group of changes induced by the sympathetic control is called what?
Fight or Flight Response
Each parasympathetic neuron syapses with postganglionic neurons to only ONE effector