The general anatomy of the brain and the functions of the lobes and gyri

Learning outcomes:


By the end of this module we hope you will be able to:


  • locate the various lobes of the brain and their function


  • locate lesions depending on the deficit produced


  • identify various structures of the brain such as the major gyri, including the prefrontal, cingulate and limbic gyri as well as various sulci such as the central sulcus


  • identify the basal ganglia and their association with various psychiatric disorders


  • describe the cerebellum, brain stem, cranial nerves, spinal cord and pain pathway


  • list the various syndromes often seen in neuropsychiatry


  • carry out a detailed examination and apply this knowledge in clinical practice.


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