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By Padraig Wright LRCP&SI LM MBBCh BAO(NUI) MRCPsych MD, Julian Stern BA MBChB FRCPsych, Michael Phelan BSc MBBS FRCPsych

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Stimulation results in contraction of smooth muscle, slowed heart rate and secretomotor activity in all glands including liver, pancreas and gallbladder. Glossopharyngeal nerve The IXth nerve is both motor sensory and parasympathetic, and sensory somatic and autonomic. The nerve emerges at the cerebellopontine angle. Sensory somatic This is a small branch that innervates the skin of the external ear and whose fibres terminate in the spinal trigeminal nucleus. 31 PART ONE The foundations of psychiatry Sensory parasympathetic Anterior These fibres arise from the full length of the gastrointestinal tract from the oesophagus to the proximal descending colon, including the liver, pancreas and gallbladder.

35 Intelligence, memory and cognition Personality and behaviour . . . Pharmacogenetics . . . . . . Ethics and public understanding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 51 51 51 The history of genetics . . . . . . . . . . 35 Chromosomes, cell division and genes . . . . . 36 Molecular genetics . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Basic molecular genetics . . . . . . . Inheritance of disease .

From here, the optic radiation runs within the posterior part of the internal capsule. The optic radiation terminates in the visual cortex, which is part of the occipital lobe, with fibres also going to association areas of the parietal cortex. Myer’s loop is part of the optic radiation that loops anteriorly from the lateral geniculate ganglion into the temporal lobe before travelling posteriorly to terminate in the occipital cortex. Fibres in Myer’s loop carry information from the top half of the visual field.

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