Shannon Hassett Psych 24

Psych 24 Web Links

Nervous System Tutorials: (It says it's a site for kids, but we're all kids at heart :) ) (This site is specific to the hemispheres) (This site has information about the spinal cord) (resting/action potentials) (more action potentials with quizzes) (even more action potentials) (chemical synapses with quizzes)

The Brain: (Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease),9171,1214939,00.html (How DBS works--Time article) (Mirror Neurons--NOVA) (This article is about the neuroscientist who experienced a stroke),9171,1640436,00.html (How we get addicted--Time article) (Ventricular System) (PBS site on the Secret Life of the Brain) (brain atlas) (lots of different info about the brain) (cool brain stuff, such as illusions) (serial killers and the brain) (concussions and the athlete's brain) (fMRI scans to show brain activity)  (V.S. Ramachandran's neurological case studies)

Sensation & Perception (blindsight)

Sheep Brain Dissection:

Vision (anatomy of the eye) (another site about eye anatomy) (anatomy of the retina) (how fish see the world) (color blindness) (illusions) (photoreceptors) (Bipolar cells) (Horizontal cells) (Visual pathway) (Details of visual system--ties together the previous 4)




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Spring 2017 Office Hours: Monday-Wednesday 12:30-1:30pm; Thursday 9:20-10:20am


Last Updated: 3/30/14