(1) Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain, by Bear et al., 4th edition
(2) Essential Cell Biology, by Alberts et al. 4th edition
Please note that even though the class will cover topics in both cell biology and
neuroscience, there will be an emphas
1. What is the deﬁnition of equilibrium potential?
The voltage at which the diffusion force pushes a particular ion down its concentration
gradient, generating a large current of that ion
The voltage at which the electrical for
.fl’. Which type of damage to the central Visual system results in tunnel Vision, that is,
'4 normal vision in the binocular visual ﬁeld but no peripheral vision on either side?
(A) complete cut down the middle of the optic chiasm
l. The photosensitive cells in the retina that are involved in regulation of circadian rhythms
by sending light information to the SCN (Suprachiasmatic Nucleus) are what type of
- ganglion cells
2. When nig
What I Learned from Losing
The Man Who Tried to
Redeem the World with Logic
A Vaccine for Depression?
BI OLOGY NE URO LOGY
Dude, Wheres My Frontal Cortex?
BY ROBERT SAPOLSKY
ILLUSTRATION BY JOHN HENDRIX
JULY 24, 2014
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Essentials of Cell Biology and Neuroscience 01:146:295
Spring Semester 2016
Class Room: VD 211, College Ave Campus
Time: Tues/Fri 11:30 12:50 am
Professor: Dr. J Schjott
Office hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 11:45 am -1:
Nerve Cells and Brain Anatomy
It is the neurons that sense changes in the environment, communicate these changes to
other neurons, and command the bodys responses to these sensations.
Glia, or Glial cells, are thought to contribute to brain function mai
Exam 2 Study Guide
The Cytoskeleton is an intricate network of protein filaments that extends through the
cytoplasm. The ability of eukaryotic cells to adopt a variety of shapes, organize the many
components in their interior, interact mechan
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1. The NMDA receptor binds:
2. Distinguish between the head and tail of phospholipids.
A) The phospholipid head is hydrophobic and the hydrocarbon tail is hydrophilic.
B) The pho
Name: _Date: _
1. Pick the correct order of the three meninges surrounding the brain, counting from the
brain and out towards the skull.
A) Pia mater, Dura mater, Arachnoid membrane
B) Dura mater, Arachnoid membrane, Pia mater
C) Arachnoid membrane, Pia m