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The Question of Intelligence




The Cat Hindbrain

Cat Hindbrain

Now we are looking at a cross-section of the hindbrain of a cat.

Can you tell what structure this is? Do you see the convoluted material that is dark purple? That is the cerebellum. What other structures do you see? What is beneath the cerebellum? Although it is difficult to tell exactly what level we are seeing,the pons, medulla oblongata, and spinal cord may be apparent.

Click on the button below to look at a slice of the forebrain of the cat.

Now let's look at forebrain of the cat brain

Go back to the sagittal view of the cat brain

No, let's slice the rat brain

I want to know about these structures and their functions

What's the point? On towards magnification

Huh? Can we start over?