Brain & Spinal Cord. http://www.edheads.org/activities/brain_stimulation/. Protection of CNS. Bone Blood-Brain Barrier least permeable capillaries in body (allows only water, glucose, and a.a. to pass thru) Useless against fat-soluble molecules (alcohol, nicotine, anesthesia, etc) CSF
Brain & Spinal Cord
– initial site for conscious sensation
Broca’s Area – ability to speak
You just finished running and your heart rate is fast as is your breathing. The part of the brain controlling basic body functions such as heart rate and blood pressure is the _______.