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NEUR 420 EXAM 3
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what is the corpus callosum made up of?
what part of the corpus callosum has the thickest fibers?
what is the advantage of having large diameter axons in the corpus callosum?
they have high meylination and high conductance velocities
Dr. Michael Gazzaniga and Dr. Roger Sperry were at the forefront of realizing that the _______ side of the brain was important for ________.
corpus callosum section I
corpus callosum section II and III
corpus callosum section IV
corpus callosum section V
what is the major input nucleus for the basal ganglia
what are the projection neurons in the input nucleus called and what NT do they release?
medium spiny neurons, GABA
which of the following are the output nuclei of the basal ganglia?
GPi and SNr
globus pallidus internal segment (GPi)
low neuron density, GABAergic projection neurons
subthalamic nucleus (STN)
below the thalamus, glutamatergic projection neurons
substantia nigra pars compacta (SNc)
concentration of DA neurons
substantia nigra pars reticulata (SNr)
developmentally more related to the GPi
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