lab_3 - from thalamus to cerebral cortex, passing through...

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Lab 3
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Level A –  at the level of the pineal body Level B –   at the level of the thalamus Two horizontal cuts Two horizontal cuts
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Lateral ventricles Third Ventricle Fourth Ventricle Superior Colliculus Corpus Callosum Fornix Pineal Body Hippocampus Structures Revisited Structures Revisited
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Receives input from cerebellum; modulates functions in the primary motor cortex Ventral Thalamic Nucleus Ventral Thalamic Nucleus
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A group of prominent nuclei involved in motor and cognitive functions Caudate Nucleus Putamen Globus Pallidus Also: subthalamic nucleus and substantia nigra (http://www.sylvius.com/) Basal Ganglia Basal Ganglia
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Series of axons that relay (mostly sensory) information
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Unformatted text preview: from thalamus to cerebral cortex, passing through the basal ganglia. As they move up towards the cortex, they fan out and are called the corona radiata Internal Capsule Internal Capsule Part of the thalamus. Receives input from the retina and sends information to the primary visual cortex (in the occipital lobe) Lateral geniculate nucleus Lateral geniculate nucleus Part of the thalamus. Receives input from the inner ear and sends information to the primary auditory cortex in the temporal lobe Medial geniculate nucleus Medial geniculate nucleus Part of the limbic system. Involved in emotional behavior, cognition, and the regulation of autonomic processes Amygdala Amygdala...
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2010 for the course PSC 78627 taught by Professor Karenbales during the Fall '10 term at UC Davis.

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