In this anatomy course, part of the Anatomy Specialization, you will be introduced to the central and peripheral nervous systems. You will learn about basic neuroanatomy, sensory pathways, motor pathways and the autonomic nervous system.
The Anatomy - Human Neuroanatomy offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Michigan includes illustrated lecture videos and quizzes to help you expand and test your knowledge of the nervous system.
By the end of this course, you will have a better understanding of how the entire body influences, and is influenced, by the nervous system.
What You Will Learn
- Learn the gross anatomy of the central and peripheral nervous systems, and the names and functions of the cranial nerves
- Understand how sensory information enters the brain
- Understand how the brain and spinal cord control the muscles
- Understand how the autonomic nervous system activates the fight or flight response
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- Gross Anatomy of the Nervous System
- Spinal Cord
- Motor Systems
- Sensory Systems
- Brain Stem and Cranial Nerves
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- 2 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Beginner Level
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