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  • Schneider, Gerald E. (2001-12)
    Relation of structure and function at various levels of neuronal integration. Topics include: functional neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, sensory and motor systems, centrally programmed behavior, sensory systems, sleep ...
  • Miller, Earl; Jhaveri, Sonal (2002-06)
    Consists of a series of hands-on laboratories designed to give students experience with common techniques for conducting neuroscience research. Included are sessions on anatomical, ablation, neurophysiological, and computer ...
  • Schiller, Peter H. (2003-06)
    The organization of the mammalian visual system and the manner in which shape, color, texture, motion, and depth are processed. Alternate years.
  • Corkin, Suzanne; Wilson, Matthew (2003-12)
    Topics in mammalian learning and memory including cellular mechanisms of neural plasticity, electrophysiology, and behavior. Emphasis on human and animal models of hippocampal mechanisms and function. Lectures and discussion ...
  • Corkin, Suzanne; Wilson, Matthew (2001-12)
    Topics in mammalian learning and memory including cellular mechanisms of neural plasticity, electrophysiology, and behavior. Emphasis on human and animal models of hippocampal mechanisms and function. Lectures and discussion ...
  • Schiller, Peter H.; Brown, Merritt Christian (2002-12)
    Examines the neural bases of visual and auditory processing for perception and sensorimotor control. Focuses on physiological and anatomical studies of the mammalian nervous system as well as behavioral studies of animals ...
  • Schiller, Peter H.; Brown, Merritt Christian (2004-12)
    Examines the neural bases of visual and auditory processing for perception and sensorimotor control. Focuses on physiological and anatomical studies of the mammalian nervous system as well as behavioral studies of animals ...
  • Quinn, William G.; Chess, Andrew (2002-06)
    An introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system. Emphasis placed on the cellular properties of neurons and other excitable cells. Includes the structure and biophysical properties of excitable cells, ...
  • Corkin, Suzanne (2004-06)
    Course topics explore the relations between neural systems and cognition, emphasizing attention, vision, language, motor control, and memory. An introduction to basic neuroanatomy, functional imaging techniques, and ...
  • Corkin, Suzanne (2002-06)
    Explores the relations between neural systems and cognition, emphasizing attention, vision, language, motor control, and memory. Introduces basic neuroanatomy, functional imaging techniques, and behavioral measures of ...
  • Corkin, Suzanne; Ingram, Vernon M. (2003-06)
    Lectures and discussions explore the clinical, behavioral, and molecular aspects of brain aging processes in humans. Topics include: loss of memory and other cognitive abilitites in normal aging; neurodegenerative conditions ...
  • Schneider, Gerald (2005-06)
    This course covers major CNS structures with emphasis on systems being used as models for experimental studies of development and plasticity. Topics include basic patterns of connections in CNS, embryogenesis, PNS anatomy ...
  • Schneider, Gerald E. (2002-06)
    Lectures plus guided readings and discussion with project reports, covering major CNS structures, with emphasis on systems being used as models for experimental studies of development and plasticity. Topics include: basic ...
  • Wurtman, Richard J., 1936- (2003-12)
    Considers the process of neurotransmission, especially chemicals used in the brain and elsewhere to carry signals from nerve terminals to the structures they innervate. Focuses on monoamine transmitters (acetylcholine; ...
  • Wurtman, Richard J., 1936- (2001-12)
    Considers the process of neurotransmission, especially chemicals used in the brain and elsewhere to carry signals from nerve terminals to the structures they innervate. Focuses on monoamine transmitters (acetylcholine; ...
  • Nedivi, Elly (2003-06)
    Considers molecular control of neural specification, formation of neuronal connections, construction of neural systems, and the contributions of experience to shaping brain structure and function. Topics include: neural ...
  • Ramus, Seth Jacob (2001-12)
    This course will sample the broad diversity of animal behavior and the behavioral adaptation of animals to the environments in which they live. This will include discussion of both field observations and controlled laboratory ...
  • Seung, H. Sebastian (2002-06)
    Mathematical introduction to neural coding and dynamics. Convolution, correlation, linear systems, Fourier analysis, signal detection theory, probability theory, and information theory. Applications to neural coding, ...
  • Quinn, William G.; Littleton, J. Troy (2002-12)
    Deals with the specific functions of neurons, the interactions of neurons in development, and the organization of neuronal ensembles to produce behavior, by functional analysis of mutations and molecular analysis of their ...
  • Adelson, Edward H.; Anderson, Barton L. (2001-06)
    How do the senses work? How do physical stimuli get transformed into signals in the nervous system? How does the brain use those signals to determine what's out there in the world? All the senses are discussed; vision is ...
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