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Flashcards 12
Language English
Category Psychology
Level University
Created / Updated 08.04.2017 / 10.08.2021
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What did Galen believe about nerves?

Nerves = hollow tubes like blood vessels.

What did Rene Descartes critizise about this theory? I

Could no5 account for full range of human behaviour. Human mental capabilities exist in mind.

What is the function of white matter? 

It is continuous with nerves of the body and contains fibers that bring information to and from the grey matter.

How is the nervous system decided? 

It is divided into central devision (brain and spinal cord) and peripheral division (nerves).