Midbrain

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Author:
chanchan27104
ID:
296528
Filename:
Midbrain
Updated:
2015-02-22 16:18:47
Tags:
psychology
Folders:
PSY 430,Neuroanatomy
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  1. Midbrain contains the following structures
    • Tectum
    • Superior Colliculus
    • Inferior Colliculus
    • Tegmentum
    • Substantia Nigra
  2. Tectum
    roof of the midbrain
  3. Superior/Inferior Colliculus
    processes sensory information
  4. Tegmentum
    contains nuclei for cranial nerves and part of the reticular formation; midbrain "floor"
  5. Substantia Nigra
    • gives rise to the dopamine-containing pathway facilitating readiness for movement
    • associated with Parkinson's

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