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NRS 301LEC The Brain


This course introduces the major functions of the nervous system, perception and motorcontrol, at molecular, cellular, and systems levels. In addition, it considers the neural basis of behavior, and the cellular and molecular basis of neural diseases. At the end of the course, students should be able to (1) describe the cellular basis of sensory transduction for all the major senses, (2) identify how sensory information is transformed by the brain, (3) describe how motor commands are initiated in the brain and carried out, (4) describe brain development and the molecular signaling pathways involved, and (5) identify the current understanding of the basis for major neural diseases.

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Fall
Prerequisites: BIO 201 and PSY 101.
Published: Oct 13, 2020 13:33:43