Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)

Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)

by Craig Canby, PhD

How does the autonomic nervous system work? What is Horner´s Syndrome? Get answers to these questions in this course. Professor Craig Canby and Lecturio will teach you everything you need to know to pass your exams!

Learn more about:

  • The parasympathetic system
  • The sympathetic system and the sympathetic outflow

Quiz-questions and additional topic reviews will help you to understand how the autonomic nervous system works.

Course Details

  • Videos 4
  • Duration 0:23 h
  • Quiz questions 14
  • Articles 1


Your Educators of course Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)

 Craig Canby, PhD

Craig Canby, PhD

Dr. Craig Canby is Professor of Anatomy at Des Moines University in Iowa. He studied Biology and Chemistry at the Iowa Wesleyan College and later got his Ph.D. in Anatomy at the University of Iowa.
Canby has received many awards and honors for his work including the DPT Class of 2008 Teaching Excellence Award and the Award Hancher Finkbine Medallion.
His research is especially focused on anatomical variations and technology-enabled student learning.

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By Daniel F. on 19. November 2019 for Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS): Hypothalamus as Sympathetic Output Driver and Horners Syndrome

Horners Syndrome is very importn and there is any more lectures about it

Parasympathetic and sympathetic functions what are the connection of it
By Rochell D. on 27. March 2019 for Overview of the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)

I like how he explained about the lecture. He explained it very well and because of that I learned

By Dinara Z. on 07. March 2019 for Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)

first time I watched this, I didnt understand anything, now when I am watching it the second time I understood a bit, explanation is good, just takes time to digest!

Great Lecture!
By Martha V. on 24. February 2019 for Parasympathetic Nervous System (PSNS)

Excellent lecture with very clear points that are made and in excellent chronological order. A fantastic way to get a brief overview and a great way to engrain the topics touched upon in the article.