State the different types of neurons.
Name different types of neurons and give one function of each.
There are three different types of neurons—sensory neuron, motor neuron and association neuron.
Types of Neurons as per their functions.
1) Sensory Neurons – transmits impulses towards CNS from sensory organ through their axons.
2) Motor Neurons – transmits impulses from CNS towards muscles or glands (effector organs)
3) Mixed Neurons – Consists of both afferent and efferent axons. Conducts both incoming sensory information and outgoing muscles commands in the same bundle