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What functions of the nervous system enable the body to respond quickly?
The fastest response from the nervous system is from the autonomic system which is involuntary. Heartbeat and reflex movement come from this system which is out of your conscious control. It is centered in the cerebellum and spinal cord. Impulses from your sense organs (a bad smell or a knock to the knee) travel to your spinal cord or cerebellum -- whichever is closest to the stimulus -- and a response (coughing or knee-jerk) travels back to the area to provoke an appropriate reponse. Some voluntary responses can become involuntary responses, such as riding a bicycle. When learning how to balance, the actions are learned over and over until they become automatic. Some involuntary actions can be controlled voluntarily, such as holding your breath or a yogi who can slow his heartrate.
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pumps blood to the body, it controls the immune system, muscular system, and endocrine system.
The central nervous system (CNS) and the peripheral nervous system (PNS) work together to monitor, coordinate and control the activities of the whole body. The PNS picks up in…formation from outside and inside the body, passes them on to the CNS where they are processed and interpreted, and carries instructions from the CNS to the different parts of the body to enable the body to react to stimuli.
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What scientific method would enable researchers to study the functions of the central nervous system?
form a hypothesis first.
The amygdala and the thalamus are"hard wired" so to speak. These two regions of our brains are responsible for the fight or flight, does it eat me or do I eat it response. Th…is is why we humans are around today. Evolution took care of the rest i.e. the mid and new brain. These regions of the brain(limbric system) allow you to respond with out needing to think about the immediate situation at hand, which of course, in modern times is not always a good thing. Wayne
What is the nervous system is the division of the autonomic nervous system that is concerned with body functions?
the impulses are brought to the cell body from whre its carried by the axon to the synapse
-it acts as a storehouse of information
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Autonomic Nervous System
You are probably referring to "involuntary body functions" - and the answer would be the autonomic nervous system. This system could be further divided into the sympathetic ne…rvous system and the parasympathetic nervous system.
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Question: Explain how our nervous system enables our body to function. Well, the nervous system is our "Control or Navigation Room". All of what we hear, see, taste, smell, ar…e controlled by our Nervous System and the Nervous System goes through a process that must be under a second. How we interpret, analyze, and think is also controlled by the Nervous System. Well sometimes, analyzing can take a long time. Because, the brain is processing some stuff up there for you to come up with something. Remember: not all things that are controlled by the brain is fast and is under a second to react. Right now, my brain is talking and analyzing about itself, because, I am writing in my own words. So, I am not actually answering the question yet and I already have 8 sentences here. Okay, as I said that the Nervous System (or mainly the brain), is the "Control or Navigation Room". And it enables our body to function because, it sends messages to different parts of the body and that's how it does it. When the part of the body isn't functioning properly, the brain will send messages through the spinal cord and to wherever it will need to be delivered, and will say to that part, "Rest, so you will be well a little later." Question: Does our brain go to sleep when we are asleep? Um, no. They don't. Because, they are the ones who makes our dreams right? So, they will make up an unimaginable story and show a play in your mind starring you and different people you never knew. Well, if you don't dream, it doesn't mean your brain's sleeping. Remember that you move around whenever you sleep? You move side to side or even your face down the pillow. And as I have said above that the brain sends messages to make body parts move, right? So, the brain sends messages. I the right part of the back is tired, the brain will say, "Turn around the other way". That's how it goes! Source: Brain of Mine Hannah
Yes it does. However, it may not. It only responds when the brain wants a particular part of your body to do a particular task like I'm typing right now. The signals travel ve…ry fast and can be received within a few mili-seconds! Hope this helps!
Yes. The peripheral nervous system (PNS) functions primarily to connect the central nervous system (that is, the brain and spinal cord) to the rest of the body in order to a…llow the brain to direct the body to perform its various functions. The PNS is divided into two parts. The somatic system controls voluntary actions, such as walking and other movements; the autonomous system controls involuntary actions, such as breathing and digestion.