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the PNS splits off into the

autonomic and somatic categories

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self regulatory system

autonomic

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regulates the internal organs and glands.= digestion, heart rate, respiratory

autonomic

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the autonomic system splits into the

sympathetic and parasympathetic

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causes the arousal=fight or flight system

sympathetic

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helps to clam the heart rate back down

parasympathetic

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brain's communication, link to outside world

somatic

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the somatic splits into

sensory (afferent) and motor (efferent)

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sends messages of sense to the brain

sensory

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sends messages from brain to muscles

motor

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endocrine system deals with

hormones

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chemical messengers/ neurotransmitters

hormones

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the brain is made up of ___

2 hemispheres

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permits exchange of information between the two hemispheres

corpus callosum

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the left brain deals with

writing, movements on the right side of the body, language

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the right brain deals with

touch, movements on the left side of the body, nonverbal, visual, and spatial skills

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study someone's brain by examining the shape and bumps on the head

phrenology

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x-rays to look inside the brain

ct scan

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looks at brain activity, looking at electrobes

pet scan

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using powerful magnetic imagery to create 3d images without x-ray

MRI

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records both activity and the structure

f-mri

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towards the front, deals with movement and thinking. affects personality, rage, and emotions

frontal lobe

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towards the back and top. touch sensation and spatial relationships

parietal

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where the vision is

occipital

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sounds, speech, storing long term memories

temporal

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language problems

aphasia