Students will be able to
- state the origin of nerve fibers of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems in the spinal cord and brain,
- recall that the purpose of the autonomic nervous system is to regulate involuntary or subconscious activities,
- state that the autonomic nervous system is divided into the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems,
- compare and contrast the effects of the parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous systems on the human body, including effects on heart rate, blood glucose, enzyme secretion, adrenalin production, and respiratory rate.