Flashcards in Nerves Deck (10):
Changes in the internal or external environment.
Muscle or gland that receives the stimulus.
Areas that receive and process the stimulus.
The organ that puts the response into action.
What is the sequence that starts with stimulus and ends with response?
Stimulus-> Receptor-> Sensory Neuron-> Central Nervous System (CNS)-> Motor Neuron-> Effector-> Response
What do nerves consist of?
Lots of neurones bundled together.
Central Nervous System, brain and spinal cord.
Autonomic Nervous System
Involuntary reactions, eg. knee jerk reactions.
Somatic Nervous System