Nervous system

Nervous system

  • Review what you have learned about the following 14 parts of the nervous system.
  • Choose a behavior you do every day in which you find at least 9 of the following parts are involved.
  • Choose ten of the following parts of the nervous system to discuss in your assignment:
Axon/dendrite Neurotransmitter (choose one) Reticular formation Medulla
Cerebellum Thalamus Hypothalamus Amygdala
Hippocampus Frontal lobes Occipital lobes Parietal lobes
Temporal lobes Sympathetic nervous system Parasympathetic nervous system Left (or right) hemisphere
Corpus callosum
  • Describe the role and function of each of the 9 parts in the course of the selected behavior.
  • Write your essay in a word processing program and save the essay to your computer as a .doc file. This is the format we will use for most essays in this course. For this assignment, please bold the selected terms.
  • Click the link to Parts of the Brain Assignment Submission at the bottom of this page and attach your .doc file.