by Thad Wilson, PhD

The nervous system regulates and adapts an organism in accordance with the changing conditions of the external world and the body’s internal processes. It has a communication and control function and innervates all organs in the body.

The physiology of the nervous system includes the function of the sensory system, nerves and cells, as well as the structure of the autonomic nervous system.

Prof. Thad Wilson will provide you with knowledge about the most important topics and exam-relevant questions. You will learn more about:

  • Sight, hearing, balance, taste, and smell
  • Cells and muscle reflexes
  • Hypothalamus and brainstem

Quiz questions and download material will deepen your knowledge and help you to be best prepared for your exams. Furthermore, you can post your question in the comment section and get a quick response from the lecturer.

Start your exam preparation now—with Prof. Thad Wilson and Lecturio!

Course Details

  • Videos 23
  • Duration 2:21 h
  • Quiz questions 77
  • Articles 8


Your Educators of course Neurophysiology

 Thad Wilson, PhD

Thad Wilson, PhD

Thad Wilson is a Professor of Physiology and has been teaching medical students for more than a dozen years at Colleges of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA (Drexel University); Athens, OH (Ohio University), and Indianapolis, IN (Marian University). He has worked extensively developing and improving medical curriculums, as well as serving in leadership roles as a Medical Physiology course director and Organ System team leader. Professor Thad Wilson has been awarded multiple medical school teaching awards and previously was involved in both question writing and question reviewing for national board exams in the health sciences. He currently helps students prepare for medical board exams, in addition to his teaching and scientific pursuits. Professor Thad Wilson has coauthored over 75 peer-reviewed scientific articles as well as a physiology textbook, Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Physiology, which has been translated into four languages and a number of electronic formats.

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By Matt R. on 23. September 2017 for Nerves and Neurotransmission

Errmmm I like his beard. It is very hairy, like me!

Good instructor
By Omar D. on 22. August 2017 for Neurophysiology

I enjoyed this lecture and it is very clear and easy to understand with this good instructor.

Good but not perfect.
By SHAMSODIN T. on 11. August 2017 for Neurophysiology

Explanation is good but not so detailed. I think it's better to explain more and go deeper on details. Subscribe to this website. Worth it Some parts are good some are not. But in total it's great. Thank you

Great summary
By Krystal D. on 27. July 2017 for Neurophysiology

Great review for neurophysiology. Simplifies key elements with clear explanations

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