Conduct impulses from the CNS to cardiac muscles, smooth muscles, and glands
Conduct impulses from the CNS to skeletal muscles
Imagine you are interviewing an expert in physiology. What questions concerning the central nervous system functions would you ask?
Two girls were talking in the corridor.
“That boy over there is getting on my nerves,” said Clarrie.
“But he’s not even looking at you,” replied Clara.
“That’s what’s getting on my nerves,” retorted Clarrie.
Even the best specialists often fall down in their diagnoses.
“Ah”, said the doctor looking into one eye, “it is easy for me to see what’s the matter with you! It is not merely eye trouble; it is the affection of the nervous system. There are all the signals of liver trouble, of fatty degeneration of the heart, and of bad blood supply. The only thing I can recommend is …”
“Look here, doctor, cried the patient. “It is high time you looked into the other eye. That’s my glass one, you know”.