106_Lecture02_Notes

106_Lecture02_Notes - Introduction to Neuroscience Lecture...

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1 1 Introduction to Neuroscience Lecture 2: Neurons & Glia; The Neuron Doctrine. 2 Introduction Neurophilosophy Brain is the origin of mental abilities
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2 3 Introduction Brain cells Glia Neurons • Process information • Sense environmental changes • Communicate changes to other neurons • Command body response 4 Introduction The human brain statistics: Neurons 100 billions Glia 10 times more
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3 5 The Neuron Doctrine Histology Study of tissue structure The Nissl Stain Facilitates the study of cytoarchitecture in the CNS 6 Histology Study of tissue structure The Nissl Stain (Fig. 2.1, p. 25) Facilitates the study of cytoarchitecture in the CNS Image of a Nissl-stained histological section through the rodent hippocampus showing various classes of neurons.
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4 7 The Neuron Doctrine Golgi-stain shows two parts of neurons: Soma = cell body Neurites: Camillo Golgi, 1906. 8 Golgie Stain Neurons of the cerebral cortex showing the dendrites, cell bodies, and axons. LM X150. Purkinje cell.
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5 9 The Neuron Doctrine Cajal’s Contribution Neural circuitry Neurons communicate by contact, not continuity Neuron doctrine Neurons adhere to cell theory Santiago Ramon y Cajal 10 The Prototypical Neuron Neuron A Neuron B
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6 11 The Prototypical Neuron The Basic Structure of the Neuron
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This note was uploaded on 10/31/2010 for the course CBNS 106 taught by Professor Korzus during the Winter '08 term at UC Riverside.

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106_Lecture02_Notes - Introduction to Neuroscience Lecture...

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