1.A reflex action occurs when the body
responds to a stimulus without the involvement of the brain. Batting of
eyelids and rapid withdrawal of hands from a hot surface are examples of
reflex actions. The contraction of the pupils of the eyes when exposed
to bright light is a perfect example of a reflex action.
2. Nerves provide a pathway for
electrochemical impulses to transfer between the brain and other parts
of the body. A nerve is an enclosed, cable-like structure that contains
bundles of axons.
3. The spinal cord sends messages from
the brain to other parts of the body and from other parts of the body to
the brain, says the University of Alabama Birmingham School of
4.Each of the brain's three basic
parts, the hindbrain, the midbrain and the forebrain, have specific
roles to play in brain and body function.
5. The sensory strip is the part
of the brain responsible for receiving and sending messages of feeling
from various parts of the body, according to Hunter Brain Injury Respite