NEUR30003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Ion, Basilar Membrane, Spina Bifida
Descartes said we don"t need the spiritual, magical explanations it may actually be the normal mechanistic processes that we see in the world that underlie the complex nervous system. He said the nervous system could be understood as a culmination of mechanistic processes. It is true that various mental functions are localized to various specific regions of the cerebrum (not descartes" insight) european neurologists made these correlations. Question 2 heart as the seat of the mind in ancient egypt. Brain discarded because it was considered to be part of the mind. Heart was the seat of the mind and would be needed in the afterlife. The brain would prevent the head from drying out and being preserved properly. Ongoing na+/k+ atpase activity is not important only to return to rmp after a potential. A: not the result of na+/k+ exchange: exchange is useful in the long term.