Region of Interest: An In-Depth Analysis of One Brain Area

NEUR 1930N S01 [CRN: 16063]

An in-depth exploration of one region of the brain. Topics will include: cell types and properties; synaptic properties; plasticity; connections to other brain areas; sub-divisions within the area; the region's role in sensation and perception; the region's role in action and behavior; the region's role in learning and memory; and diseases and disorders. Students will gain a deeper understanding of concepts and principles that apply throughout the brain. Students will gain experience with primary literature and learn about techniques for studying the area. Topic Fall 2020: Amygdala. Please request the override during pre-registration. Students will not match with this course during the initial match phase, but students who request overrides will get additional information about how to gain a spot in this course by the end of August.
Term
Fall 2020
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
16
Course Attributes
Writing - Designated Courses
Primary Instructor
Meetings
12:30 - 15:00 Wed - from Sep 9, 2020 to Dec 21, 2020
Exam Group Code
08