cod. 15903

Academic year 2012/13
1° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Fisiologia (BIO/09)
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
42 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
course unit
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Learning objectives

To achieve the basic knowledge on anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system


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Course unit content

General Physiology of the nerve cell; spinal chord and relexes; structure and function of brainstem; vestibular system; postural control; psychophysics of perception; somatosensory receptors; somatosensory system; anatomy and physiology of cerebellum and badal ganglia; thalamus; general organization of cerebral cortex; optical physiology; retina and visual system; some concepts on the cortical motor system and sensorimotor transformations; autonomic nervous system; anatomy and some phyiological concepts on Hypothalamus and limbic system

Full programme

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Teaching methods

Direct lessons

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test and oral examination

Other information

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