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Parasympathetic nervous system

Module 4 part 3

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Doreen Pang Mrs. Trainor AP Psychology 10 October 2016 Module 4-3: How Neurons Communicate: The Neural Chain Specialized cells in the sensory systems of the body Can turn some energy --> action potentials Neural impulses Our brain only uses neural energy to communicate specialised cells that translate outer energy into neural impulse Receptor cells in the eye turn light into a neural impulse the brain understands. Sensory (Afferent) Nerve Carry info. from the sensory receptors to: spinal cord brain A network of cells that take thermal energy and translate into neural impulse Connect the sense organs to the brain and spinal cord. Interneurons Nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord responsible for processing information. Related to sensory input and motor output.
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