BIOLOGY 222 - From Message to Mind: An Introduction to Neurobiology
Section: 001
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Biology (BIOLOGY)
Department: LSA Biology
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Cost:
>100
Enforced Prerequisites:
BIOLOGY 162 or 163 or 172 or 174 or 195.
Other Course Info:
F, W.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course will introduce you to key concepts in neurobiology. The first half of the course will focus on the cellular and molecular basis of electrical and synaptic signaling, and on how changes in synaptic signaling are related to learning and memory. The second half of the course will focus on sensory neurobiology. This section of the course will deal with how physical and chemical signals are transduced into electrical signals, and how the synaptic networks of the brain extract useful information from these signals to give rise to conscious perceptions of the outside world. The textbook does an excellent job of explaining current concepts. A major focus of the lectures and discussion sections will be to help you understand the experiments that led to the development of our current views.

This course is particularly appropriate for sophomores considering majoring in one of the biological sciences, as it is a required part of the Neuroscience concentration, and a popular elective in the Biology and Cell and Molecular Biology concentrations.

Textbook: Mark F. Bear, Barry W. Connors, Michael A. Paradiso; Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain, 3rd edition, Lippincott & Wilkins. ISBN 0781760038

BIOLOGY 222 - From Message to Mind: An Introduction to Neurobiology
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ISBN: 0781760038
Neuroscience : exploring the brain, Author: Mark F. Bear, Barry W. Connors, Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 3rd ed. 2007
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