PSYCH 833 - Advanced Seminar in Neuroscience
Section: 001 Sleep: Brain & Behavior, From Flies to Humans
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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This course will provide students with a comprehensive introduction to sleep, from behavioral, physiological and neurobiological perspectives. We will learn what is sleep and who sleeps, what are the functions of sleep, and which processes and neurobiological mechanisms regulate sleep. We will discuss sleep disorders and the negative consequences of poor sleep for physical and mental health. This course will review recent findings and theories on sleep and will also include an introduction to modern methods to study sleep.

Course Requirements:

The course will require reading journal articles and presenting papers in class a few times during the semester. The main assessments will be class participation, class presentations, and a final paper.

Intended Audience:

The course is intended primarily for psychology, biology, neuroscience or biomedical sciences graduate or undergrads who have previously taken a 400-level Biopsychology or Neuroscience course, or with permission of instructor.

PSYCH 833 - Advanced Seminar in Neuroscience
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001 (SEM)
10PSYCH Grad
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: Psych 833 meets in G040 TISCH MW 10-1130am. Class meets Thursday 9-10am in 2234EH. Grad students from other Departments or Undergrads interested in registering for Psych 833 should contact the instructor at
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