Nervous System and Brain Functions

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What is the main function of the nervous system?

To transmit signals between body parts

Which part of the brain is responsible for logic, decision-making, and forming sentences?

Frontal lobe - left part

Which part of the brain is responsible for processing sensory input?

Sensory cortex

What is the approximate weight of the average adult brain?

3 pounds

Which part of the brain is responsible for generating signals to direct body movement?

Motor cortex

Which part of the brain is responsible for controlling the right side of the body?

Left side of the cerebrum

Which lobe of the brain is primarily responsible for processing visual information?

Occipital lobe

What is the function of the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system?

Activate the body's stress response

Which part of the brain is responsible for controlling posture, balance, and coordination?

Cerebellum

What is the primary function of the spinal cord?

Serve as a communication channel between the brain and the body

Learn about the nervous system which connects all body parts and transmits signals, along with the major divisions such as the Central Nervous System (CNS) comprising the brain and spinal cord. Explore the brain's structure, function, and the billions of neurons it contains.

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