A person sees a ball and kicks it, in part becau...

asked Dec 22, 2016 in Chemistry by Kaufman459
A person sees a ball and kicks it, in part because of actions of the nervous system. Using the parts of the nervous system listed bellow, describe the path of nerve impulses that cause the person to see the ball
• brain
• motor neurons
• sensory neurons
• spinal cord

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answered Dec 22, 2016 by anonymous
The signal will start from the eyes. The message is carried by sensory neurons to the spinal cord. There, the "impulse" will transfer to motor neurons which will carry it to the brain. So in short:

Sensory neurons --> spinal cord --> motor neurons --> brain
answered May 30 by anonymous

Your sensory neurons from your eyes sense the ball and your brain wants to kick it, thus the signal is sent to the brain, for interpretation and sent to the spinal cord which contains the interneurons that pass the impulse to the motor neurons which instruct the effector (the muscle in this case) to kick.Your sensory neurons from your eyes sense the ball and your brain wants to kick it, thus the signal is sent to the brain, for interpretation and sent to the spinal cord which contains the interneurons that pass the impulse to the motor neurons which instruct the effector (the muscle in this case) to kick.

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