The Brain. Chapter 2. 2 Nervous Systems. Central Nervous System (CNS)- Made up of the nervous tissue of the brain and spinal cord. Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)- Includes all nervous tissue in the periphery of the body. Peripheral Nervous System.
ANS- includes nerves that originate in the CNS and stop at the heart, blood vessels, smooth muscle tissue and glands. Runs on autopilot.
SNS- Includes the afferent and efferent nerves that bring sensory info in and motor info out of the CNS
Substantianigra(black substance): Critical to control fine motor coordination.
- Destruction of black substance causes Parkinson’s Disease.
The prefrontal lobe is the only part of the human brain that is different than other species. This is likely why that part set us off from other species.