Ch08 - CHAPTER 8: The Central Nervous System K. Wells...

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Unformatted text preview: CHAPTER 8: The Central Nervous System K. Wells VPHY3100: Elements of Physiology Dept. Physiology & Pharmacology College Vet. Med. Wells/VPHY3100 Lecture Outline Anatomy of the CNS Studying the intact brain The seven major divisions of the CNS Cerebrum Diencephalon Midbrain Cerebellum Pons Medula oblongata Spinal cord Functions of the CNS Learning & memory Mood Motor control Wells/VPHY3100 Anatomy of the CNS From Kandel et al ., Principles of Neural Science, 4th Ed. Seven major divisions of the CNS (7) Cerebrum (6) Diencephalon (5) Midbrain (4) Cerebellum (3) Pons (2) Medulla oblongata (1) Spinal cord * * * * * * * Wells/VPHY3100 Anatomy of the Brain From Kandel et al ., Principles of Neural Science, 4th Ed. Three broad regions of the brain (1) Forebrain Cerebrum Diencephalon (2) Midbrain (3) Hindbrain Cerebellum Pons Medulla * * * Wells/VPHY3100 More structures Forebrain Cerebrum Cerebral cortex Basal ganglia Hippocampus Amygdala Diencephalon Thalamus Hypothalamus The brain stem Midbrain Pons Medulla http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/swearing-1.gif * * * * * Wells/VPHY3100 Some other terminology Cavities filled with CSF Ventricles (brain) Central canal (spinal cord) Gray matter Cerebral cortex Nuclei White matter Tracts FIGURE 8.4 Wells/VPHY3100 Lecture Outline Anatomy of the CNS Studying the intact brain The seven major divisions of the CNS Cerebrum Diencephalon Midbrain Cerebellum Pons Medula oblongata Spinal cord Functions of the CNS Learning & memory Mood Motor control Wells/VPHY3100 Studying the Intact Brain Single-cell electrophysiological recording EEG (electroencephalography) Imaging techniques CT (computerized tomography) PET (positron emission tomography) MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) fMRI (functional MRI) Purves et al ., Neuroscience, 3rd Ed Purves et al ., Neuroscience, 3rd Ed Wells/VPHY3100 Lecture Outline Anatomy of the CNS Studying the intact brain The seven major divisions of the CNS Cerebrum Diencephalon Midbrain Cerebellum Pons Medula oblongata Spinal cord Functions of the CNS Learning & memory Mood Motor control Wells/VPHY3100 Seven divisions of the CNS From Kandel et al ., Principles of Neural Science, 4th Ed. (1) Cerebrum (2) Diencephalon (3) Midbrain (4) Cerebellum (5) Pons (6) Medulla oblongata (7) Spinal cord Wells/VPHY3100 I. The Cerebrum Cerebral hemispheres Corpus callosum Higher brain functions Structures Cerebral cortex Convolutions & fissures Gyrus (peak) Sulcus (valley) Four lobes Frontal Parietal Occipital Temporal Subcortical regions Basal ganglia Hippocampus Amygdala Wells/VPHY3100 Anatomy of the Cerebral Cortex FIGURE 8.5 Wells/VPHY3100 Functions of the Cerebral Cortex FIGURE 8.6 Homunculus: A Topographical Map FIGURE 8.7 Layers of the Cerebral Cortex...
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Ch08 - CHAPTER 8: The Central Nervous System K. Wells...

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