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MCGILLNSCI 201Kevin Francis CaseyWinter

NSCI 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 28: Unihemispheric Slow-Wave Sleep, Suprachiasmatic Nucleus, Theta Wave

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8 May 2016
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Experiment: total sleep deprivation in white rat, sleep state monitored through eeg. Over time, body weight decreases, food intake increases, rat dies.
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MCGILLNSCI 201Kevin Francis CaseyWinter

NSCI 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 18: Pars Compacta, Medium Spiny Neuron, Saccade

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8 May 2016
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This lecture: basal ganglia, does not make contact with lower circuit neurons, modulatory role. Refer to 14. 16 for organization of neural structures.
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MCGILLNSCI 201Kevin Francis CaseyWinter

NSCI 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 20: Cranial Nerve Nucleus, Medial Rectus Muscle, Extraocular Muscles

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8 May 2016
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Smooth pursuit: slower tracking motions to keep moving stimulus on fovea! Saccadic: rapid, ballistic movements that change point of xation! Vestibulo-o
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MCGILLNSCI 201Kevin Francis CaseyWinter

NSCI 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 26: Betz Cell, Brodmann Area, Visual Cortex

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8 May 2016
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Extent of the human association cortices: process language, emotion, etc. Structure of the human neocortex, including the association cortices! All bra
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MCGILLNSCI 201Kevin Francis CaseyWinter

NSCI 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 30: Sexually Dimorphic Nucleus, Sexual Dimorphism, Estrous Cycle

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8 May 2016
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Detailed here is simply a series of interesting scienti c ndings, which by no means de ne the intricacies of gender and gender identity. Strong dimorph
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MCGILLNSCI 201Kevin Francis CaseyWinter

NSCI 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 29: Basal Ganglia, Limbic System, Reticular Formation

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8 May 2016
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Again, emotions are tied to visceral nervous system, similar to ght/ ight more sympathetic, arousing. Most emotions create behavioural acting plans, an
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MCGILLNSCI 201Kevin Francis CaseyWinter

NSCI 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 21: Anterior Grey Column, Neuromodulation, Sweat Gland

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8 May 2016
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Sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions of the visceral motor system! Sympathetic: fight or ight response, helps prioritise processes to this purpose
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MCGILLNSCI 201Kevin Francis CaseyWinter

NSCI 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 19: Cerebellum, Pontine Nuclei, Cuneate Nucleus

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8 May 2016
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The cerebellum is involved in ne motor control, smoothing out motions, less so in cognition. 14. 16 for organisation of neural structures involved in m
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NSCI 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 16: Lower Motor Neuron, Alpha Motor Neuron, Anterior Grey Column

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8 May 2016
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In this lecture: local circuit neurons in brainstem innervating motor neuron pools, where motor output is generated. Last stage in motor pathway, where
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MCGILLNSCI 201Kevin Francis CaseyWinter

NSCI 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 31: Short-Term Memory, Explicit Memory, Long-Term Memory

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8 May 2016
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This is one of the possible organization diagrams of the memory systems we have in our brains. Rats have roughly equivalent memory systems, however not
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MCGILLNSCI 201Kevin Francis CaseyWinter

NSCI 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 17: Upper Motor Neuron, Alpha Motor Neuron, Premotor Cortex

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8 May 2016
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This lecture: motor cortex/ brainstem, top-down decision making. Refer to 14. 16 for organization of neural structures. Recall: local circuit neurons i
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NSCI 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 27: Lateral Sulcus, Cytoarchitecture, Auditory Cortex

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8 May 2016
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Modi cations of tension in larynx, vocal tract, folds etc. creates changes in frequency and pitch. People who have damage to larynx can still speak" us
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