2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CNSCI 3410 Human Neuroanatomy

This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the anatomy of the brain with special emphasis on relationships to both normal human function and dysfunction in the nervous system. Particular areas of study include: major sensory and motor tracts of the spinal cord and brainstem; cranial nerves; functional organization of the neocortex; basal ganglia; cerebellum; and limbic systems. Students will learn about the neurological exam and to visually identify specific structures on photographs of sectioned and gross brain specimens and neuroimaging. This course will prepare students with the medical terminology and neurological concepts for a general understanding of the human brain and its functions in relation to disease and behavior.




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