Introduction to neuroanatomy
Introduction to the principal of anatomical organization of neural systems in the human brain and spinal cord that mediate sensation, integrate signals, and motivate behavior.
- Embryonic neuroanatomy
- Adult neuroanatomy
- Functional neuroanatomy
- The spinal cord anatomy, sensory, and motor systems
- The corticospinal tract
- Sensation and posture control
- The pain and temperature pathway
- Demonstration with a scale model of the brain
- The cerebellum
- The thalamus
- The midbrain and dopamine
- Archi- and paleocortex: the limbic system
- Cortical layers
- Brodmann areas (references for cortical map)
- Gyri of the cortex
- Quantitative neuroanatomy of the neocortex: elephant, human, and rat.
Basic knowledge about neurons and the brain, comparable to earlier lectures in this series.