Body Talk: the nervous system


The nervous system

Part four of this series looks at the complex nervous system and how it functions, as well as some of the different conditions that occur when it goes wrong.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the overall structure of the nervous system and appreciate its complexity
  • Be able to explain how the nervous system communicates and the importance of neurotransmitters
  • Be aware of the processes behind Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis, as well as their symptoms and management.

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