In a myelin stain, what color is the myelin?
What is the thin membrane separating the two lateral ventricles?
How many thalami are there?
Where are the mammillary bodies?
on the hypothalamus
What does the fornix attach to?
the mammillary bodies on the hypothalamus to the hippocampus
The dark border on the amygdala on a myelin stain indicates what structure?
What part of the hypothalamus and thalamus are included in the limbic system?
What is the Papez circuit?
hippocampus to mammillary body (via fornix) to anterior thalamic nuclei to cingulate gyrus back to hippocampus
this is for memory and processing emotion
What does an Alzheimer's brain look like on an MRI scan?
the hippocampus is degraded
What makes up the basal ganglia?
What degrades with parkinson's disease?
What is the tract called between the caudate and the putamen?
What is the striatum?
the caudate and putamen together are sometimes called the striatum, due to the striations that appear on the internal capsule between them
What does a huntington's brain look like?
Where is the substantia nigra?
in the midbrain