Neuroscience
Nervous System Quiz
The nervous system is responsible for our thoughts, our emotions and our movements. The brain, nerves and spinal cord are all members of this important process. How much do you know about the nervous system? Do you know what happens when the system malfunctions? Find out by taking this multiple-choice quiz.
Anatomy of the Brain
The brain is an important organ that controls thought, memory, emotion, touch, motor skills, vision, respiration, and every process that regulates your body.
Anatomy of the Skull Base
The skull base offers support from the bottom. Think of it as the floor of the skull, where the brain sits.
Anatomy of the Spinal Cord
Made up of bundles of nerves, the spinal cord carries signals from your body to your brain, and vice versa.
Neurological Exam
A neurological exam may be performed with instruments, such as lights and reflex hammers, and usually does not cause any pain to the patient.
Overview of Nervous System Disorders
Disorders of the nervous system include stroke, infections, such as meningitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and functional disorders, such as headache and epilepsy.
Neurology
Neurology is the branch of medicine that is concerned with the study and treatment of disorders of the nervous system.
Neurological Surgery
Neurological surgery is used to treat disorders of the brain, spine, and nerves. The healthcare provider who specializes in neurological surgery is called a neurosurgeon or neurological surgeon.
Endovascular Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology
Endovascular neurosurgery is a subspecialty within neurosurgery. It uses catheters and radiology to diagnose and treat various conditions and diseases of the central nervous system.

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