Information Transmission in the Nervous System Quiz
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Information Transmission in the Nervous System Quiz

Test your knowledge on information transmission in the nervous system with this quiz! From synapses to action potentials, this quiz covers the processes involved in passing information between neurons. Sharpen your understanding of electrical gradients and neuronal integration in this topic from KINE 3020.

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Questions and Answers

Which component of the nervous system consists of the brain and spinal cord?

Central Nervous System (CNS)

What are the three types of neurons?

Sensory, Motor, Interneuron

Which region of the central nervous system is responsible for coordinating movement and balance?

Cerebellum

What are the two main components of the peripheral nervous system?

<p>Peripheral nerves and ganglia</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main function of interneurons?

<p>Connect sensory and motor neurons within the central nervous system</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

Nervous System Components

  • The Central Nervous System (CNS) consists of the brain and spinal cord.

Neuron Types

  • There are three types of neurons: sensory neurons, motor neurons, and interneurons.

Central Nervous System Regions

  • The cerebellum is the region of the CNS responsible for coordinating movement and balance.

Peripheral Nervous System

  • The two main components of the Peripheral Nervous System (PNS) are the Somatic Nervous System (SNS) and the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS).

Interneuron Function

  • The main function of interneurons is to integrate and process information within the CNS.

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