SCIENCE! 101

Below are links to all of Sci's Basic Science Posts, updated as I add more.

Neuroscience 101

The Neuron (Interactive Feature)

The Action Potential

Neurotransmission

The Serotonin System

Dopamine

Neuroanatomy

My Brain Part 1


My Brain Part 2

My Brain Part 3

The 12 Cranial Nerves: Introduction

Cranial Nerve I: Olfactory

Cranial Nerve II: Optic Nerve, part 1 and part 2

Cranial Nerve III: Ocolomotor

Cranial Nerve IV: Trochlear

Cranial Nerve V: Trigeminal

Cranial Nerve VI: Abducens

Cranial Nerve VII: Facial

Cranial Nerve VIII: Vestibulocochlear, part 1 and part 2.

Cranial Nerve IX: Glossopharyngeal

Hormones

Oxytocin Basics

Oxytocin in Women

Oxytocin in Men

Oxytocin and human emotion

Oxytocin in voles

Oxytocin in sexual arousal

Oxytocin in orgasm

Diseases and Disorders

Major Depressive Disorder

Depression Post 1: Etiology and Symptoms

Depression Post 2: Current Available Therapies

Depression Post 3: Studying Depression in the Lab

Depression Post 4: The Serotonin System

Depression Post 5: The Serotonin Theory of Depression (and why it's probably wrong)

Depression Post 6: The Genetics of Depression


The neurogenesis theory of depression.


Drug Addiction

Dopamine

Cocaine

Amphetamine

Ritalin

Ritalin Part 2.

Opponent-Process Theory 1

Opponent-Process Theory 2

Female Reproduction

Female genital anatomy

The menstrual cycle

Hormonal contraceptives

Fertilization

Pregnancy and Birth

The G Spot

Male Reproduction
Most of the posts in this section are guest posts contributed by the brilliant and talented Ambivalent Academic.

Male reproductive anatomy

Spermatogenesis


Sperm maturation and ejaculation


Erections


Sciencey Methods

Depression Testing in the Lab

PCR

Various

Freud and Cocaine

The Shaking Palsy and Parkinson Disease

Homeopathy

The Sneeze!

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