the brain amp nervous system
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You are required to write an academic report which demonstrates your understanding of the key aspects of the brain and the nervous system.
The content of your report will need to include the following two sections.
â€¢ Discuss the major structures and functions of the brain, including the major methods of studying the brain.
â€¢ Discuss the differences between the central nervous system, the peripheral nervous system, and the two branches of the autonomic system.
â€¢ Provide an analysis of the differences between glial cells and neurons in terms of their structure and function. Your analysis must include the process of communications between neurones.
â€¢ Discuss different neurotransmitters and the behaviours to which they are related.
The report should be a maximum of 1,500 words in length.
You could use diagrams or illustrations to support your commentary.
Relevant theory must be referenced where appropriate and a references list provided.
Conclusions and recommendations must stem from your findings, and you should also include a references list and bibliography.