Ch 26: The Brain & Nervous System

About This Chapter

Watch video lessons and learn about the many functions of the brain and the nervous system. The quizzes that follow each of the lessons can help you gauge your comprehension of the materials.

The Brain & Nervous System - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

The brain is a very complex organ at the center of the nervous system, and it controls all of the body's other organs. In this chapter we will identify how the brain and the nervous system work together to manage the different processes of our physiology. By watching and studying the lessons in this chapter, you will gain a greater understanding about the following:

  • The functions of the central and peripheral nervous systems
  • Sensory neurons
  • How reflexes work
  • The different parts of the human brain
  • How neurons send neurotransmitters

Video Objective
The Brain: Structure and Function Learn about the structure of the cerebellum, brain stem, and cerebrum.
Neurons Explore the structure and function of neurons.
The Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems Discover the functions of motor neurons, sensory neurons, interneurons, and reflexes.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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