Full course description
As a psychologist it is necessary to have an understanding of the overall organisation of the brain. This practical is a first introduction into the brain’s anatomy. You are going to work with diverse, virtual 3D models of brains. You will navigate these virtual brains looking for brain structures and areas to advance your insight into the structure of the brain. A workbook shall be completed during this course. Literature and short video fragments of lectures on anatomy will also be used. The workbook gives information about the anatomy and it will help you locate the different parts and structures. Each section contains a task and/or questions. Your workbook will be checked.
- can name directions and planes in the brain, hemispheres and lobes, gyri and sulci, cortical areas, functional areas, ducts and nerves, commissures and ventricles;
- can (better) interpret images of structural MRI.