Neuroscience: A Journey Through the Brain

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General Neuroscience Links: (back to top)

U of A Center for Neuroscience
Neuroscience Students' Association (U of A)

Journal of Neuroscience
Link List from Harvard Neurosurgery
Neuroscience Resources - Langera College (Vancouver B.C.)

Brain Organization and Anatomy: (back to top)

Organs of the body - Anatomy of the Brain
Neuroscience for Kids - Explore the Nervous System

Brain Model Tutorial

Learning Guide for the Human Brain

Brain Functions and Map

General Brain Anatomy
Frontal lobe
Parietal lobe

Temporal lobe

Occipital lobe

Brain Development: (back to top)

Neuroscience for Kids - Brain Development
Brain Development in Infants and Toddlers

Brain Development
Wadsworth Center - Directed Nerve Growth and Development of Neuro-electronic Circuits
Selective Synapse Formation

Synapse Formation and Elimination


The Neuron (back to top)

Lesson 2 - The Neuron
Neuron Structure

Neuron Structure - Quiz

Neuron Structure - Review Quiz

What is a Neuron?

Neuron - functional unit

Understanding the Neuron

Fundamental Morphology/Cytology of the Neuron

Neuron and Synaptic Transmission

Neuron Anatomy Printout

Action Potentials
Simulation of Action Potentials

How does the Action Potential Work?

Neuroscience for Kids - Action Potential

Modeling the Action Potential

Membrane Potentials

Action Potential Conductance

Nerve Cell and Nerve Impulse

Sensory Systems (back to top)

Sensory System

Standardized Human Eye
Webvision Homepage

Retinal Morphology

Self-Organization of Orientation Maps, Lateral Connections, and Dynamic Receptive Fields in the Primary Visual Cortex


RetNet - Retinal Information Network

Central Visual Pathways

Virtual Tour of the Ear
The Auditory System of the Brain

Human Auditory System

Loudness and the Auditory System

Auditory System

Promenade 'round the cochlea

Anatomy of Auditory - Practice Questions

Neuroanatomy of the Auditory System

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The touch, taste and smell page

Olfaction - the sense of smell
Olfaction - a review


Olfaction Studies Links

Information about Olfaction and Aromatherapy

Neuroscience for Kids - Smell

Olfaction and Memory

Olfaction Quiz

Monell Chemical Senses Center

ChemoReception Web

What are olfaction and gustation?

Gustation, olfaction and vision

Neuroscience Resources for Kids - Gustation

Gustation Quiz

The Somatosensory System
The Pacinian Corpuscle


Mechanoreceptors II

Picture - Meissner's Corpuscle

Meissner's Corpuscle

Neuroscience for Kids - Receptors

Pain Perception

Temperature and Pain

Pathways: Ascending and Descending

Basic Somatosensory Pathway

Motor Systems (back to top)

Basal Ganglia
Basal Ganglia and Cerebellum

Virtual Hospital: Functional Anatomy of the Basal Ganglia

A brief history of the basal ganglia

Human Reflex Lab: The Corticospinal Tract

Pathways: Ascending and Descending

Corticospinal and Corticobulbar Tracts

Movement and Muscle Control: Motor Nerve Tracts

Secondary Motor Cortex

Motor Systems: Control and Execution of Movement

Motor Systems

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Last Updated: April 09, 2002 09:15 PM