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Summary neuropsychologie

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- neuropsychologie
- Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
- Gezondheid en Leven
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  • Chapter 3: Nervous System Organization

  • 4 ways to protect the brain and spinal cord
    1. Skully bone 
    2. Meninges
    3. CSF
    4. BBB
  • Blood supply MCA
    Lateral surface. 70% of the strokes due to rupture MCA
  • Blood supply PCA
    Ventral en posterior surfaces. Strokes leads to blindness.
  • Where consist the hindbrain of?
    • Pons
    • Reticular formation
    • Medulla 
    • Cerebellum
  • Function pons nuclei
    Bridge inputs from cerebellum to the rest of the brain
  • Function medulla's nuclei
    Vital functions such as breathing and cardiovascular system
  • Where consist the tegmentum of?
    Nuclei of the cranial nerves: red nucleus, substania nigra en PAG
  • Function medial geniculate body (thalamus)
    Receives auditory info and sends it to the cortex
  • Function ventrolateral posterior nuclei (thalamus)
    Receives somatosensation (touch, pressure, pain and temperature) and sends it to the cortex.
  • Where consist the forebrain of?
    Basal ganglia, limbic system and cerebral cortex
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