CHAPTER OUTLINE
Nerve Cells "Talk" to Each Other
192
T h e N ervo u s S ystem Has S ensory, M o to r, and
In te g ra tiv e Functions
N e u ro n s A re E lectrically E xcitab le Cells D esigned
fo r T ran sm ittin g In fo rm atio n
N e u ro g lia P rotect N e u ro n s and H elp T h e m Do
T h e ir Jobs
A ctio n P o ten tials H elp P ro p ag ate N e rv e Im p ulses
A lo n g th e N e rv e Fiber
S yn apses H elp N e u ro n s C o m m u n ic a te w ith
O th e r Cells
The Central Nervous System Coordinates All Nervous
Activity
200
T h e C entral N ervo u s S ystem R equires P rotection
T h e Brain Is C o m p o sed o f M a n y D ifferen t Parts
■ W h a t a H ealth P ro vid er Sees: A lz h e im e r Disease
T h e S p in al Cord H elps th e Brain C o m m u n ic a te
w ith th e E n v iro n m e n t
The Autonomic Nervous System Controls the
Activities of Smooth Muscle, Cardiac Muscle, and
Glands
208
T h e A N S U ses a T w o -N e u ro n P ath w ay to
C o m m u n ic a te w ith th e Effectors
T h e S y m p a th e tic D ivisio n o f th e A N S : Fight-or-
F lig ht Responses
T h e P aras ym p a th e tic D ivisio n o f th e A N S : A Rest-
a n d -D ig e st R esponse
The Peripheral Nervous System Communicates with
the Outside World
214
C ranial N erves O rig in ate fro m Brain Tissue
S p in al N erves C ontain Both S en so ry and M o to r
Fibers T h a t S u p p ly a S p ecific A rea o f th e B ody
R eflex Arcs A llo w A u to m a tic R esponses to a
S tim u lu s
CHAPTER PLANNER
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□ Study the picture and read the opening story.
□ Scan the Learning Objectives in each section:
p. 192 □
p. 200 □
p. 208 □
p. 214 □
Read the text and study all visuals. Answer any questions.
Analyze key features
Process Diagram, p. 197 □
p. 198 □
p. 199 □
p. 219 □
InSight, pp. 202-203 □
p. 206 □
□ What a Health Provider Sees, p. 204 □
□ Stop: Answer the Concept Checks before you go on:
p. 199 □
p. 208 □
p. 213 □
p. 219 □
End of chapter
Review the Summary and Key Terms.
□ Answer the Critical and Creative Thinking Questions.
□ Answer What is happening in this picture?
Complete the Self-Test and check your answers.
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