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 0:22 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 Camila F. on 17. April 2021 for Overview of the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)

Easy to understand. Loved the colors used to distinguish sympathetic from parasympathetic, that really helped.

Highly recommended
By Dianna A. on 27. March 2021 for Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)

Thank you very much for your interesting lectures and simple explanation

Good, simple and enjoyable!
By Esmeralda G. on 30. November 2020 for Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS): Output and Thoracolumbar Outflow

Great, I loved the slides and how he explained them! I'm happy to take this lecture

I'm enjoying the lectures
By Esmeralda G. on 30. November 2020 for Parasympathetic Nervous System (PSNS)

It contains the keypoints. Neuroanatomy is hard because it´s specific and has lots of terms. Dr. Craig is making them simple and understandable!