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The biological basis for behaviour


The biological basis for behaviour

This course covers topics related to anatomy and function of the nervous system such as the cerebral hemispheres, the spinal cord, somatic and automatic nervous systems, and the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems.

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Topic List Complete
Biological bases of behaviour Start Topic
The structure of the cerebral cortex Start Topic
Cerebral hemispheres: corpus callosum Start Topic
Cerebral hemispheres: the functions of the four lobes Start Topic
Cerebral hemispheres: parietal lobe Start Topic
Cerebral hemispheres: occipital lobe Start Topic
Temporal Lobe Start Topic
Hemispheric specialisation - 1 Start Topic
Hemispheric specialisation - 2 Start Topic
Functions of the spinal cord Start Topic
Distinction between sensory and motor neuron activity Start Topic
Somatic and automatic nervous system Start Topic
Sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions Start Topic

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