Extensive, detailed notes covering all lecture content, supplemented with relevant material in Nolte's The Human Brain (2015) textbook Topics covered: - Development of brain and CNS - Blood supply, meninges, ventricles, BBB - Chemical senses (olfaction, gustation) - Vision and audition - Subconscious senses (vestibular, proprioception) - Physical feelings (discriminative touch, nociception) - Multimodal integration (at brainstem and cortical levels) - Reflexes and movement (motor neurons, spinal cord, brainstem nuclei) - Automatic nervous system - Voluntary movements (cortex, cerebellum, basal ganglia) - Motivated behaviours (hypothalamus, fight/flight response, sex, feeding, arousal, emotion/fear, pain) - Memory and brain ageing (memory and dementias)


Semester 1, 2018

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