b.Neuroanatomy - Neuroanatomy BRW Chapter 2 Thursday Four...

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Unformatted text preview: Neuroanatomy BRW: Chapter 2 Thursday, January 21, 2010 Four di f erent experimental traditions that have led to our present understanding of the structure and function of the brain: • Anatomy (Neuroanatomy) • In the 19th century, scientists made important advances in understanding the basic structure of the nervous system. The culmination of this work was the so- called neuron doctrine , which states that the nervous system is composed of discrete signalling units called neurons. • Physiology (Neurophysiology) • Pharmacology (Neuropharmacology) • Behavior (Psychology, Biology) Thursday, January 21, 2010 The Reticular Theory... Drawing by Ramon y Cajal The Reticular Theory... Drawing by Ramon y Cajal Thursday, January 21, 2010 Santiago Ramon y Cajal ( 1852- 1934 ) Camillo Golgi ( 1843- 1926 ) …gives way to the Neuron Doctrine Thursday, January 21, 2010 Neurons and Connectivity Thursday, January 21, 2010 Visualizing Neurons......
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2010 for the course 031 002 taught by Professor Blumberg during the Spring '10 term at University of Iowa.

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b.Neuroanatomy - Neuroanatomy BRW Chapter 2 Thursday Four...

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