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The Nervous System

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  • Intro 0:00
  • The Nervous System 0:08
    • Central Nervous System
    • Peripheral Nervous System
    • Sensory Neurons
    • Motor Neurons
    • Interneurons
  • The Peripheral Nervous System 4:12
    • Somatic Nervous System
    • Autonomic Nervous System
    • Sympathetic Branch
    • Parasympathetic Branch
  • The Spinal Cord 8:25
    • Information Going To and From the Brain Passes Through the Spinal Cord
    • Interneurons Within the Spinal Cord
    • Responsible for Reflex Behavior Including the Spinal Reflex
  • The Endocrine System 11:46
    • Glands Secrete Hormones Into the Blood Stream
    • Hormones are Chemical Messengers
    • Pituitary Gland is the Master Gland
    • Thyroid Gland Influences Metabolism
    • Adrenal Glands Secrete Epinephrine and Norepinephrine