Discussion Questions

  1. Why is it important to study the nervous system in an evolutionary context?
  2. How can we compare changes in the nervous system made through evolution to changes made during development?
  3. What are the similarities and differences between the somatic and autonomic nervous systems?
  4. Describe functions of the midbrain and hindbrain.
  5. Describe the anatomy and functions of the forebrain.
  6. Compare and contrast electroencephalograms to electrophysiological techniques.
  7. Which brain scan methodologies are important for cognitive scientists? Why?


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