CNS and PNS

CNS and PNS

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  • HEY! You just hit me in the head with the volleyball. That really hurt!!
  • Sorry man, that must've really hurt.
  • OW why does that hurt so much anyway?
  • Well, you're feeling pain because of your Nervous System
  • What's the Nervous System?
  • The NS is made up of the central nervous system and the peripheral system.
  • The Nervous System is the network of nerve cells which sends nerve impulses between different parts of the body.
  • What are those?
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  • The PNS includes all the other nervous system tissue such as all the sensory receptors, sensory neurons, and motor neurons.
  • Your brain and spinal cord make up your CNS. Your brain uses your nerves to send messages to the rest of your body.
  • What exactly does the NS do?
  • It helps all the parts of the body communicate with one another
  • So when you got hit on the head with the ball, your body instinctively grabber your head because of the pain 
  • OK I get it now! Let's get back to the game
  • I'm glad I could help you understand!
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