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1Neuroanatomy from the neuron up•TWO types of central nervous system cells:• Glial Cells - Astrocytes, Oligodendrocytes, Schwann cells, Microglia•• Neurons
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2Basic structure of a nerve cell•Cell body – receives info from other neurons, contains nucleus and organelles•Dendrites (and dendritic spines) receive info from other neurons•Axon – conducts info to other neurons (myelinated vs. unmyelinated)• Size