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NEU 200/201

Neu 200 Introduction to Neuroscience Fall 2014

9:30 – 10:45 T,TH Room 126

Texts: Neuroscience by Purves et. al.(5th edition)

Neuroscience Book Club Book

The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness and Recovery by Sam Kean

Neu 201 Neuroscience Laboratory 6:00-8:50PM M,T :  12:30-3:25 M

Room B01 Winston Hall; Handouts

Date                       Topic (Lecturer)                                          Reading            Lab

Tu  Aug 26 Intro (Läck/Silver)
Th 28 Neuroanatomy  (Van Nest) Appendix No lab
Tu  Sep 2 Nervous System development (Fahrbach) Ch. 22,23 Sheep Brain Dissection
Th 4 Nervous System development (Fahrbach) Ch. 22,23
Tu 9 Nervous System development (Fahrbach) Ch. 22,23 Neural development lab?
Th 11 Neurophysiology (Conner) Ch. 2-5
Tu 16 Neurophysiology (Conner) Ch. 2-5 Voltage Clamp simulation
Th 18 Neurophysiology (Läck) Ch. 2-5
Tu 23 Intro to Sensory Systems (Silver) See Sakai Earthworm giant axons
Th 25 Intro to Sensory Systems (Silver) See Sakai
Tu 30 EXAM 1 Cockroach/Cricket vision
Th Oct 2 The Visual System (Läck) Ch. 11-125
Tu 7 Motor systems (Ashley-Ross) Ch. 16 Human EEGs
Th 9 Motor systems (Ashley-Ross) Ch. 16
Tu 14 Motivation (Pratt) See Sakai Human EMGs I
Th 16 Motivation (Pratt) See Sakai
Tu 21 Psycholinguistics (Alarcon) Ch. 27 Human EMGs I
Th 23 Sleep (McCauley)
Tu 28 Neural Basis of Learning (Läck) Ch. 8 Transgenic flies
Th 30 Neural Basis of Learning (Läck) Ch. 8
Tu  Nov 4 EXAM 2   Blackworm NTs and drug effects
Th 6 Psychopharmacology (Blumenthal) Ch. 6
Tu 11 Psychopharmacology (Blumenthal) Ch. 6 Cognitive Lab
Th 13 Memory (Jennings) Ch. 31
Tu 18 Memory (Jennings) Ch. 31 Presentations
Th 20 Higher Cognition and Behavior (Läck) Ch. 30
Tu 25 TBD (TBD ) Ch. 30 NO LAB
Th 27 THANKSGIVING  
Tu  Dec 2 Nociception vs. Pain (Marrs) Ch. 10 Lab Evaluation
Th 4 Neuroethics (Jung) See Sakai

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