9.01 Neuroscience and Behavior, Fall 2001
Author(s)Schneider, Gerald E.
Neuroscience and Behavior
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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 and dreaming, motivation and reward, emotional displays of various types, "higher functions" and the neocortex, and neural processes in learning and memory. In order to improve writing skills in describing experiments and critiquing published research in neuroscience, students are required to complete four homework assignments and one literature review with revision.
functional neuroanatomy, functional neurophysiology, motor systems, centrally programmed behavior, sensory systems, sleep, dreaming, motivation, reward, emotional displays, higher functions, neocortex, neural processes in learning and memory, Neurobehavior, Neuroanatomy