HST.131 Introduction to Neuroscience

As taught in: Fall 2005

Photo of a human brain.

The human brain. (Image courtesy of the National Institutes of Health. Used with permission.)

Level:

Graduate

Instructors:

Dr. David Corey

Course Features

Course Description

The course will span modern neuroscience from molecular neurobiology to perception and cognition, including the following major topics: anatomy and development of the brain; cell biology of neurons and glia; ion channels and electrical signaling; synaptic transmission, integration, and chemical systems of the brain; sensory systems, from transduction to perception; motor systems; and higher brain functions dealing with memory, language, and affective disorders.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .dll and .exe.