Anatomy and Physiology I-Origin, Structure and Functions of the Brain and Cranial Nerves

"This learning object relates the structures of the brain with their functions. Topics include 1) the parts of the cerebral cortex, 2) brain development, 3) meninges, 4) the blood-brain barrier, 5) cerebrospinal fluid, 6) blood circulation to and around the brain, and 7) disorders of the CNS. The object includes videos and Self-Assessment Quiz questions. This grant product was created by the Community College Consortium for Bioscience Credentials and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License."
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Forsyth Technical Community College
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"Amygdala|Basal Forebrain|Basal Nuclei|Broca's Area|Caudate|Cerebral Cortex|Central Sulcus|Cerebellum|Corpus Callosum|Epithalamus|Frontal Lobe|Gyrus|Hippocampus|Hypothalamus|Inferior Colliculus|Inferior Olive|Lateral Sulcus|Libic System|Longitudinal Fissure|Occipital Lobe| Parietal Lobe|Postcentral Gyrus|Precentral Gyrus|Prefrontal Lobe|Premotor Area|Putamen|Reticular Formation|Somatosensation|Substantia Nigra Pars Compacta|Sulcus|Superior Colliculus|Tectum|Temporal Lobe|Thalamus"

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Biological and Biomedical Sciences (26)
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Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
16 Hours
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
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Modified QM Model
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Anatomy and Physiology I


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