Nervous System Divisions

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The body has two main division of the nervous system. Ther two main divisions are the central nervous system (CNS), which consists of the brain and spinal cord, and the peripheral nervous system (PNS). These nervous systems have different functions. In the central nervous system, the brain carries out most of the “computing” in the nervous system. It then communicates with the rest of the body through the spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system carries information between the CNS and the rest of the body. The PNS also contains two subdivisions. These two subdivisions are the somatic nervous system (SNS) and the autonomic nervous system (ANS). The two subdivisions have different functions, but their functions work together. The

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