Study Briefs


  • Format: eBook
  • Edition: 2016
  • Publisher: Little Green Apples Publishing LLC

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Neuroanatomy is study of the anatomy and functions of the human nervous system. The Neuroanatomy Study Brief provides students and practitioners with a concise, conceptual overview of the subject matter, focusing on the fundamentals needed to move on to advanced studies in human biology, applied science, nursing, and medical fields. This is the ideal quick reference resource offering quick access to definitions of key terms and simple explanations of foundational principles that are supported by instructive examples and clarifying visuals. In an organized, easy-to-follow format, this Study Brief offers a clear, understandable summary of major topics in neuroanatomy, including overall nervous system functions and specific cells of the nervous system. Areas outlined in detail include: the central nervous system, spinal nerves, the brain, cranial nerves, the peripheral nervous system, the autonomic nervous system, and the somatic nervous system. Other topics covered include: electric signals, ion channels, synapses, reflexes, and control of skeletal muscles, Special sections discuss, neuronal pathways (olfaction, hearing, vision, the effects of aging and injury on the nervous system and nerve fiber regeneration.

Topics Covered:

  • What is Neuroanatomy?
  • Functions of the Nervous System
  • Spinal Cord
  • Spinal Nerves
  • Brain
  • Cranial Nerves
  • Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
  • Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
  • Somatic Nervous System (SoNS)
  • Electric Signals
  • Synapses
  • Reflexes
  • Control of Skeletal Muscles
  • Neuronal Pathways
  • Effects of Aging on the Nervous System
  • Effects of Injury on the Nerve Cells
  • Nerve Fiber Regeneration
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