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.)




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.