Fundamentals of Neuroscience

PSY 275

Introduction to neuroscience: basic physiology; microstructure and anatomy of neural tissues; mechanisms of neuronal development and integration; sensory-motor control; auditory, visual, and olfactory systems; neural foundations of animal behavior; evolution of nervous systems. Emphasis on development and critical evaluation of neuronal theories of brain function using biochemical, mathematical, and/or deductive/inductive models of reasoning and experimentation. Pre-requisites: CHEM 101DL or equivalent; NEUROSCI 101/PSY 106 is required for Neuroscience majors; must have completed or be currently enrolled in BIOLOGY201L or 202L; not recommended for first year students. One course.

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