Can You Name That Cell?

  • Published27 Apr 2021
  • Author Calli McMurray
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

Education Spinal cord and Motor Neuron under the microscope in Lab.

A diverse team of cells in the nervous system work in concert to produce all your thoughts, emotions, and abilities. Some cells control muscles. Others detect light, and some store memories. See if you can distinguish one brain cell from another.

Which cell type does not belong in the eye?
True or false: Schwann cells and oligodendrocytes have the same function. 
What function do Cajal-Retzius cells perform?
Which of the following is not a function of microglia?
This cell is the smallest class of neuron in the brain. 
Which bodily function relies on assistance from interstitial cells of Cajal?