Flashcards in Lecture 9 Deck (15):
The diencephalon is a blanket name. What 4 large structures are the main feature of this area?
What are the 3 structures of the epithalamus?
Pineal gland (darker an sits behind/above posterior commissure)
You should be able to identify/name 9 thalamic nuclei. GO!
1. Anterior nucleus
4. Lateral geniculate
5. Medial geniculate
6. Ventral anterior
7. Ventral posterior
Where do the VPL/VPM nuclei send projections into the cortex?
Post central gyrus
Where does the anterior nuclei send projections into the cortex?
Singlet gyrus/limbic lobe
Where does the pulvinar nucleus send projections into the cortex?
Temporal/parietal/occipital association areas
Where does the medial geniculate nucleus send projections?
Primary auditory cortex @ temporal lobe
Where does the lateral geniculate nucleus send projections?
Primary visual cortex @ occipital lobe
What is the only identifiable structure in the sub-thalamus?
Sub thalamic nucleus!
What is 17 Brodmann's area?
Primary visual cortex
What are 1, 2 and 3 Brodmann's area?
Primary sensory cortex
What is 4 Brodmann's area?
What is 41, 42 Brodmann's area?
What is 44 Brodmann's area?
Brocca's area - ability to speak