Central Nervous System—Subdivisions
Lecture no. 4 from the course: Understanding the Brain
Taught by Professor Jeanette Norden | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
The hundreds of nuclei in the brain can be grouped into specialized systems for sensation, learning, memory, and other functions. Regions of white matter can also be subdivided into functional types; for example, projection pathways connect different areas, like the motor cortex and the spinal cord.