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8/25/11 1 Introductory Lecture • Syllabus • TRACS site – resources • My web site • Intro to neuroscience Neuroscience • Effort and approach to understanding the nervous system • Based on results obtained from – Genetics – Mol bio Cell bio – Anatomy – Physiology – Behavioral studies – psychology (Y)our challenge l to integrate the diverse knowledge derived from these various levels of analysis into a more or less coherent understanding of brain structure and function . z
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8/25/11 2 Course Emphasis •Human •CNS •Cellular and molecular neurobiology Today ` s Goals • Introduce and give overview of nervous system and organs comprising it • Introduce cells comprising nervous system Nervous System •What is it? –Anatomical •What does it do? –Functional
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8/25/11 3 Anatomical Divisions • Central Nervous System –Brain (including retina) –Spinal cord • Peripheral Nervous System –Everything else Functional Divisions •Sensory Systems •Motor Systems
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