INTERACTIVE 3D USER INTERFACES FOR NEUROANATOMY EXPLORATION

Felix G. Hamza-Lup, Tina Thompson

Abstract

Human neuroanatomy is extremely complex, and functional neuroanatomical pathways cannot be dissected and easily visualized in an anatomy lab. Teaching students to see neuro-anatomical relationships over the extent of the neuraxis is challenging. The ability to internalize a 3D map of the neuraxis with the appropriate clinically relevant neuro-pathways superimposed is critical for medical students, as it facilitates long-term retention of the information as opposed to short-term memorization. Interactive 3D simulations can play a significant role in facilitating learning through engagement, immediate feedback, and by providing real-world contexts.

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Hamza-Lup F. and Thompson T. (2009). INTERACTIVE 3D USER INTERFACES FOR NEUROANATOMY EXPLORATION . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8111-81-4, pages 130-134. DOI: 10.5220/0001823201300134


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist09,
author={Felix G. Hamza-Lup and Tina Thompson},
title={INTERACTIVE 3D USER INTERFACES FOR NEUROANATOMY EXPLORATION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2009},
pages={130-134},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001823201300134},
isbn={978-989-8111-81-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - INTERACTIVE 3D USER INTERFACES FOR NEUROANATOMY EXPLORATION
SN - 978-989-8111-81-4
AU - Hamza-Lup F.
AU - Thompson T.
PY - 2009
SP - 130
EP - 134
DO - 10.5220/0001823201300134