Neural Tissue: One of the Four Animal Histological Tissue Types*
LIFE: The Science of Biology, pp. 819-820, and Fig. 40.6
* What are the other three
histological tissue types?
The Neuron as a Functional Unit
LIFE: The Science of Biology, p. 925, Fig. 45.1
reading: Ch. 8, auditory system
Like vision, information arising at a distance.
Complex CNS anatomy.
ototoxic- damaging to receptor cells
otoscope- device to look in ear
otitis media- middle ear infection
Receptors express transducer function.
A transducer converts a signal of one modality into another modality:
mechanoreceptor displacement, pressure
reading- B & L Chapter 7, pp 114-122
What is different about pain?
Pain is qualitatively different from other sensory
a. there is variability in link between stimulus and
b. strong affective or emotional component
c. strong deter
Programming and control of voluntary movement:
motor cortex, basal ganglia, cerebellum
reading- B & L, Chapter 9
Multiple cortical motor areas
4- movement of limbs and body
2- movements of eyes
1- speech (Brocas area)