Shannon Hassett Psych 24

Psych 24 Web Links

Nervous System Tutorials:

http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/nsdivide.html (It says it's a site for kids, but we're all kids at heart :) )

http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/split.html (This site is specific to the hemispheres)

http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/spinal.html (This site has information about the spinal cord)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YP_P6bYvEjE (resting/action potentials)

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072495855/student_view0/chapter14/animation__the_nerve_impulse.html (more action potentials with quizzes)

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072943696/student_view0/chapter8/animation__action_potential_propagation_in_an_unmyelinated_axon__quiz_2_.html (even more action potentials)

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072495855/student_view0/chapter14/animation__chemical_synapse__quiz_1_.html (chemical synapses with quizzes)

The Brain:

http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/deep_brain_stimulation/deep_brain_stimulation.htm (Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease)

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1214939,00.html (How DBS works--Time article)

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/3204/01.html (Mirror Neurons--NOVA)

http://www.ted.com/index.php/speakers/jill_bolte_taylor.html (This article is about the neuroscientist who experienced a stroke)

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1640436,00.html (How we get addicted--Time article)

http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/vent.html (Ventricular System)

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/brain/history/index.html (PBS site on the Secret Life of the Brain)

http://www.med.harvard.edu/AANLIB/home.html (brain atlas)

http://www.brainsource.com/amazing%20brain.htm (lots of different info about the brain)

http://www.brainu.org/cool-stuff (cool brain stuff, such as illusions)

http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/bb/neuro/neuro01/web2/Solano.html (serial killers and the brain)

http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/01/26/athlete.brains/index.html?eref=rss_latest (concussions and the athlete's brain)

http://www.ted.com/talks/christopher_decharms_scans_the_brain_in_real_time.html (fMRI scans to show brain activity)

http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/phantoms-in-the-brain/  (V.S. Ramachandran's neurological case studies)

Sensation & Perception

http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/bb/blindsight.html (blindsight)

Sheep Brain Dissection:

http://www.exploratorium.edu/memory/braindissection/index.html

http://www.gwc.maricopa.edu/class/bio201/brain/brshpx.htm

http://www.scranton.edu/faculty/cannon/sheep/framerow.html

Vision

http://www.macula.org/anatomy/index.html (anatomy of the eye)

http://www.allaboutvision.com/resources/anatomy.htm (another site about eye anatomy)

http://webvision.med.utah.edu/sretina.html (anatomy of the retina)

http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=43 (how fish see the world)

http://colorvisiontesting.com/ (color blindness)

http://brainconnection.positscience.com/library/?main=playhome/illusions (illusions)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXn8_bDGHMc (photoreceptors)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1D_nIIevdzc&feature=fvwrel (Bipolar cells)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTEqoefv-pY&feature=plcp (Horizontal cells)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6o6RvlF504k&feature=plcp (Visual pathway)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmaNXVEL7Pw&feature=plcp (Details of visual system--ties together the previous 4)

 

 



Contact

email Email: Shannon Hassett

Phone: 408.864.8297

Office: 6F

 

sizeplaceholder


Last Updated: 3/30/14