Neuroscience For Kids

Motor Division

Nociceptor
This kind of therapy takes advantage of neuroplasticity in order to reactivate damaged areas of the brain or to deactivate overactive areas of the brain. The components of a reflex arc include: These are typically referred to as silent or sleeping nociceptors since their response comes only on the onset of inflammation to the surrounding tissue. A typical neuron consists of a cell body soma , dendrites , and an axon. Some visceral efferent neurons begin in the brain; others in the spinal cord. Although neural networks also exhibit modularity and carry out specific functions, they retain the capacity to deviate from their usual functions and to reorganize themselves.

divisions of the nervous system

Peripheral Nervous System

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Central Nervous System