Studying the Nervous System

Overview

Genetics and Genomics

Cellular Components of the Nervous System

Neurons

Glial Cells

Cellular Diversity in the Nervous System

Neural Circuits

Other Ways to Study Neural Circuits

Organization of the Human Nervous System

Neural Systems

Genetic Analysis of Neural Systems

BOX 1A Model Organisms in Neuroscience

Structural Analysis of Neural Systems

Functional Analysis of Neural Systems

Analyzing Complex Behavior

Imaging the Living Human Brain

Early Brain Imaging Using X-Rays

Early Functional Mapping Using Cortical Surface Stimulation and Electroencephalography

Computerized Tomography

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Functional Brain Imaging