Introduction and General Organization of the Nervous System

Michael Dauzvardis, Ph.D.

Learning Objectives:
1. Be able to identify: cerebral hemisphere, brainstem, basal ganglia, thalamus, hypothalamus,pituitary gland, pineal, cerebellum, spinal cord.
2. Be able to identify: meninges, ventricular system of the brain, choroid plexus.
3. Be able to describe and contrast: Neurons and glial cells functions and roles; slow and fast axonal transport; cytoskeleton.