NEUROSCIENCE AND NUTRITION

NEUROSCI 333S

Interdisciplinary course examining neurobiological mechanisms and nutrition. Students learn how nutrients and eating behaviors promote brain health and wellness. Students will differentiate foods grown on smaller farms versus those produced for grocery stores. They will study nutrition labels, fad diets, and public resources for nutrition information. Applied learning includes cooking healthy meals and engagement in the Durham community. Co-taught by faculty in Psychology & Neuroscience and Community and Family Medicine using team-based learning.  Prerequisite: Neuroscience 101/Psychology 106 or Neuroscience 102/Psychology 107. Instructor: Ng and Alphin

Curriculum Codes: 

NS, STS