Nervous System Study Guide

Nervous System Study Guide
• What two major cell types are in brain? Know
each’s role
• Parts of a neuron?
• Electrical vs Chemical Signals
• What happens during
• Know the role of neurotransmitters, how they
are released, how they are removed, and
which NT’s are excitatory, inhibitory, or both.
• Know all Divisions of the nervous system
• Know these parts of the brain and what they
do: medulla, pons, cerebellum, corpus
callosum, thalamus, hypothalamus, amygdala,
frontal, parietal, occipital, and temporal lobes
• Know ventricle locations and connections
• Know the difference between in vitro and in
• Know the difference between the different
• Bellringers
• Know mechanisms of sense of smell and taste
• Know the structures of the eye that I
mentioned: cornea, iris, pupil, lens, ciliary
body, retina, fovea, macula
• Know the cell types in the retina
• Know the structures of the ear