9-13-2010

9-13-2010 - OutlineforToday 1. Continuewith functional...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–12. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Outline for Today 1. Continue with  functional  neuroanatomy Coming up: 2. The neuron 3. How do neurons 
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Basic Subdivisions Forebrain o 4 lobes of cerebral cortex (neocortex) o Hippocampus; amygdala; thalamus o Ventricles o Midbrain o Hindbrain; brain stem o Pons o Cerebellum o Medulla
Background image of page 2
Cerebral cortex has 4 major lobes
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
FRONTAL LOBE contains primary motor cortex (motor homunculus) —direct control of body’s muscles mapped onto the cortex
Background image of page 4
What else does the frontal cortex do? Case study: Phineas Gage was a railroad construction foreman who was blasting rock near Cavendish, Vermont in 1848 when a thirteen-pound iron rod was shot through his brain.
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
The famous case of Phineas Gage Prefrontal cortex: Executive function making judgments, assessing social situations, monitoring behavior.
Background image of page 6
PARIETAL LOBE  contains primary  somatosensory cortex -your feeling of touch  from various body areas are mapped onto this  region
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Einstein’s parietal lobes are bigger—does that account for his What else does the parietal lobe do?
Background image of page 8
Primary Auditory Cortex is in TEMPORAL LOBE
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Click to edit Master subtitle style Fusiform Face Region Prosopagnosi What else does the temporal lobe do?
Background image of page 10
Learning, memory, emotion What else does the temporal lobe do? Amnesia; Alzheimer’s disease
Background image of page 11

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 12
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 10/06/2010 for the course ES ES271 taught by Professor Machaut during the Spring '10 term at Colby.

Page1 / 32

9-13-2010 - OutlineforToday 1. Continuewith functional...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 12. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online