Class 2 Terms, historical issues
1. What is trephination or trepanning, why is it done? What cultures was it known
in? What do we know about the 'theory' cultures used to justify trepanning?
o surgical intervention where a hole is drilled
Class 14 Occipital lobes, Vision, Hearing
1. What is the function of ventral & dorsal streams? Which one is where/what for/vision for
action and which one is what or 'vision for identification"?
2. What is processed in MT (V5), and V4?
3. What does it mea
Class 15 - Temporal lobes 1
What does it mean that the primary auditory cortex has a tonotopic organization?
What are other names for A1?
Where is the secondary auditory cortex?
Class 11 - Sleep
1. What types of electrical recordings of brain activity are there (we mention 3)?
2. What is the general process in single cell recordings? Who is this process used with?
3. What is the general process in an EEG? What can be studied
Lectures 9 General brain damage 3, Visualization
1. What is the difference between inflammation and infection?
2. What is meningitis, what types of pathogen can cause it?
3. What is encephalitis? Give examples of two viruses th
Class 13 Review questions
Organization sensory systems
1. Explain how stimulation of other types of receptors around a pain receptor can make pain
appear less, and how this is an example of an interaction among different senses at the relay
Class 16 Temporal lobes, disorders
1. What does agnosia mean?
2. What is the difference between apperceptive and associative visual agnosia?
3. What is biological motion perception and what parts of the temporal lobe seems
to be involved
Class 11 - Sleep
1. What are the three main views on the function of sleep? Are they exclusive of each other?
2. What are some of the cognitive effects of sleep deprivation? What are some physical effects
of sleep deprivation?
3. Explain why it is importa
Class 12 Review questions
1. What types of drugs are used to treat narcolepsy.
1. Explain the distinction between epilepsy and seizures.
2. What is the prevalence of epilepsy?
3. Describe the grand mal and petit mal seizure (old) classifica
Class 3 Cells, Development
1. What are the two general classes of cells in the nervous system? What are the ranges
of estimates for the quantity of each of these classes?
o Answer: Neurons and glial cells are two general classes of
Development, Parts, Meninges, CSF
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Excel file shows if signal was received
Parts of the CNS
Brain development animation
3 Development of NS
September 19, 2016
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Catching up on back issues
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Lecture 6 cranial nerves,
1. Where do the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system nerves exit the
2. What is the function of the sympathetic nervous system? What is the function of
the parasympathetic nerv
Lecture 4 Support structures, spinal cord 1
1. What is lissencephaly (or agyria)? What is thought to be the process that is disturbed
What is microcephaly? Is the mechanism causing microcephaly known? Wha
Lecture 5 leftovers, spinal cord/nerves
Blood supply & Blood brain barrier
1. What cerebral arteries supply the frontal, parietal, temporal and occipital lobes
with blood (you dont need to know this by surface, just which one or two for
Lectures 8 Brain anatomy, general brain damage I
1. What does CVA stand for? What are the two general types of CVAs?
o Cerebrovascular Accidents
2. What are TIAs? What does a TIA put you at risk fo
Lecture 7 Anatomy, General brain damage processes
1. From where to where does the reticular formation extend?
2. What are the two main structures in the diencephalon?
3. Where is the thalamus located, why is the thalamus impor