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Table 1 Neuroanatomy apps used in the gross anatomy laboratory

From: The influence of anatomy app use on chiropractic students’ learning outcomes: a randomised controlled trial

Name of app Developer Version/Size Positives Negatives
Brain and Nervous Anatomy Atlas: Essential Reference for Students and Healthcare Professionals Visible Body 6.0.11/458 MB 3D
Rotation
One axial section Identify spinal cord tracts
Cost ($9.99)
No spinal cord pathways
Brain and Nervous System Pro 3D4Medical.com, LLC 3.8/758 MB Pins
Ability to slice through brain
Axial/sagittal/coronal views
Sliding bar to easily advance through multiple images
Cost ($9.99)
No spinal cord pathways
Essential Anatomy 5 3D4Medical.com, LLC 5.0/645 MB 3D
Rotation
Isolate/Hide structures
Information attached to structure
Cost ($24.99)
Needed to hide all of the cranium to get to brain
Quiz function very basic
No spinal cord pathways
iSurf BrainView Netfilter 4.1.0/30.4 MB Free
MRI
Axial/sagittal/coronal views
Sliding bar
Not all structures are labeled