Neuroscience 614, 615, 616

Winter Term Principles of Neuroscience Courses: Neuroscience 614- Sensory Systems, 615- Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience and 616- Neuropathology. This course is the second half of a comprehensive introduction to neuroscience.  Each week this course has two lectures and one discussion session.  The discussion session is focused on detailed analysis of key papers.  The 3 course modules make up an entire semester long introduction to Neuroscience topics, each lasting a third of the semester. 614- Sensory Systems covers proprioception; the auditory system; the visual system and other topics as time allows. 615- Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience; Topics will include learning and memory, motivation, circadian rhythms, stress and cognition; and these will be discussed with respect to psychiatric illness. 616- Neuropathology covers tumors; MS and neuroinflammation; trinucleotide repeat disorders; movement and psychiatric disorders, epilepsy, alzheimers and other dementias. 

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Winter Term