Medical Neuroscience: Foundations for the Neurological Science *
* Students matriculating Fall 2018 and forward can not use this course to fulfill a core course requirement, but can count it as an elective.
Examines the functional organization and neurophysiology of the human central nervous system, with a neurobiological framework for understanding human behavior. Students learn the anatomy and function of neural systems in the brain and spinal cord that mediate sensation, motivate bodily action, and integrate sensorimotor signals with memory, emotion, and related cognitive faculties. Provides the foundation for neurological sciences, including understanding the impairments of sensation, action, and cognition that accompany injury, disease, or dysfunction in the human central nervous system. Instructor: White