Lecture no. 19 from the course: Understanding the Brain
Taught by Professor Jeanette Norden | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Parkinson's disease arises when neurons are lost from a specific area of the brain called the substantia nigra. This removes a major source of input to forebrain structures involved in regulating movement. This lecture covers signs, symptoms, and treatments of this disorder.