5 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervous system to the rest of the body.
- the division of the autonomic nervous system that calms the body, conserving its energy
- a simple, automatic, inborn response to a sensory stimulus, such as the knee-jerk response
- the endocrine system's most influential gland. Under the influence of the hypothalamus, the pituitary regulates growth and controls other endocrine glands
4 True/False questions
sympathetic nervous system → the division of the autonomic nervous system that calms the body, conserving its energy
somatic nervous system → the division of the autonomic nervous system that arouses the body, mobilizing its energy in stressful situations
autonomic nervous system → The part of the peripheral nervous system that controls the glands and the muscles of the internal organs (such as the heart). Its sympathetic division arouses; its parasympathetic division calms.
endorphins → "morphine within"--natural, opiatelike neurotransmitters linked to pain control and to pleasure.