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Browsing Brain and Cognitive Sciences (9) - Archived by Title

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  • Pinker, Steven (2001-12)
    A first course in psychology: how we think, see, feel, learn, talk, act, grow, fear, like, love, hate, lust, and interact. The great controversies: nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self and ...
  • Wolfe, Jeremy M. (2002-12)
    This course surveys questions about human behavior and mental life ranging from how you see to why you fall in love. The great controversies: nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self and society. ...
  • Constantine-Paton, Martha, 1947-; Sheng, Morgan Hwa-Tze; Garrity, Paul A. (2003-06)
    Subject covers all major areas of cellular and molecular neurobiology including excitable cells and membranes, ion channels and receptors, synaptic transmission, cell type determination, axon guidance and targeting, neuronal ...
  • Bear, Mark F.; Seung, H. Sebastian (2004-12)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
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