This Assignment will measure your understanding of brain structure and imaging techniques. This week you will complete a 2-3-page expository paper describing the roles of the forebrain, midbrain, and hind brain as well as explaining the scanning methods used to study the brain.
- Describe the roles of the forebrain, midbrain, and hind brain.
- List two types of Structural Scans and two types of Functional Scans.
- Discuss the difference between a functional scan and a structural scan.
- Explain which imaging technique you would use to study cognitive functioning in the forebrain. Provide your rationale.