The Nervous System

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The Nervous System by Mind Map: The Nervous System

1. Central Nervous System

1.1. Brain maintains life involved in higher functions and psychological processes

1.2. Spinal Cord receives and transmits information to and from the brain

2. Peripheral Nervous System transmits information to and from the central nervous system

2.1. Somatic Nervous System transmits information to and from senses and to and from central nervous system

2.1.1. Sympathetic "fight or flight" response

2.1.2. Parasympathetic maintenance of vital functions

2.2. Autonomic Nervous System transmits information to and from internal organs to sustain life processes