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Neuroscience

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Behavior

Tutorials




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Educational Tools to Aid Your Understanding

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Review pathways with this tutorial (created by Justin Van Klein, class of 2012) that sequentially steps through each slide while highlighting the relevant structure for a pathway and displaying its name and level. Pathways include: tactile sensation, pain and temp, trigeminal, auditory, pupillary constriction, and lateral conjugate gaze. The tutorial also contains practice questions.

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Test yourself on slide structures for Exams 1 and 2 with this tutorial (created by Tim Lai, class of 2012), which presents each cross section slide and asks you to name structures.

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Compare individual pathways and their positions in cross-sections in this tutorial.





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Learn how to draw brainstem sections by running this Powerpoint show.



pic Nerve Cell Tutorials
   Review the components and properties of neurons.

Nerve Cell Components (interactive- requires Flash)

pic Blood Vessels Tutorials
   Review the blood supply to hemispheres, brainstem, spinal cord.

Blood Vessels (requires Flash)

Angiograms

pic Gross Brain See-Through Pictures (require Flash)
   DRAG the circle in the pictures to look around!

Corpus Callosum
Association Fibers
Hippocampus- Lateral view
Hippocampus- Dorsal view

picThe Ventricular System (require Flash)
   Use the cursor to find the structures,
   then click them to display information.

Subarachnoid Cisterns
Ventricles - this also contains an animation controlled by play and stop buttons.

picAnimations (require Flash)
   Watch physiological processes in action

Hypothalamus-Pituitary - understand how the Hypothalamus influences the Pituitary.
Synaptic Transmission - use the Play and Stop buttons to see how synapses work.
Accommodation - watch the effect of the ciliary body on lens shape in the eye by moving the slider.

picRotate the Gross Brain

Rotating Brain - Use your mouse to get a 360 degree view of a human brain