Neuro Exam4

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Neuro Exam4
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2011-04-08 14:22:39
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Basal Ganglia anatomy and pathways
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  1. Parts of the Basal Ganglia
  2. CaudateNucleus
    • Has Head,Body,Tail
    • Part of the Striatum
    • Surronds the Putamen
    • Functions:
    • 1. Movement Control
    • 2. Movement Memory
  3. Putamen
    • Forms Lateral Portion of basal ganglia
    • Fuses with the head of the caudate
    • Part of Striatum
    • Part of Lenticular Nucleus
    • Functions:
    • 1. Reinforcement Learning, efficiency
    • 2. Motor Memory
    • 3. Speech Processing
  4. Globus Pallidus
    • Means "pale globe"
    • 2 Segments Internal or External
    • Or Lateral and Medial
    • Part of Lenticular Nucleus

    • Functions:
    • 1.Motion Facilitation (lateral Segment)
    • 2.Motor Inhibition (Medial Segment)

    Important part of reward sys
  5. Striatum
    • Caudate Nucleus
    • Putamen
    • Nucleus Accumbens

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