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    Please list the major components of the nervous system and give a brief description of their function.

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    It's a little hard to tell from your question what level of detail you need, but I'll provide you with a question that is appropriate for a 1st-year class. Please let me know if you need more detail.

    Our nervous system consists of the Central Nervous System (CNS) and the Peripheral Nervous System (PNS). The CNS comprises the brain and spinal cord. These components basically act as the command centre for behaviour: they control everything that you do, from ...

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    This solution explains the major components and divisions of the nervous system, including their basic functions and a diagram. The answer is presented at a first-year level.