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Unformatted text preview: Homework 1, CNS/Bi/Psy 120 2009/10 Due: Thur. 4/15/2010 at 4pm in Jonathan Harel’s mailbox in BBB (2nd floor) Grade: 6% of total grade In this and the next homework you will identify some of the major structures of the brain (primarily of the cerebral hemispheres). You may consult any reference materials (e.g., a neuroanatomy or neuroscience text, website, or the ”Human Brain Coloring Book” that we recommend) that will help you to identify these structures; however, remember that the purpose of this homework is not to blindly copy names from one picture to another, but rather to gain some familiarity with many important terms that you must understand in order to be able to parse a typical neuroscience paper. In some cases, the words sulcus and fissure are used interchangeably (i.e. central sulcus = central fissure), although fissure generally means a large sulcus. Also, note that in Figures 1 and 2, the sulci are shown schematically: they are drawn significantly thickened to make them easier to identify. In the last two sections, you’ll be dealing with the primary visual pathway which we will discuss in a future class. You can use reference materials, but make sure you fully understand the reasoning behind the answers in the last section....
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This note was uploaded on 01/03/2012 for the course BI 170c taught by Professor List during the Fall '09 term at Caltech.
- Fall '09