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NEUROSCIENCE

NEUR-320 Behavioral Neuroscience with Laboratory (4)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Behavioral Neuroscience with Laboratory (4) In this course students acquire up-to-date knowledge about the structures and functions of the brain and nervous system. Specific emphasis is placed on neural mechanisms that underlie the behavioral expression of psychological processes such as leaning, memory, motivation, and addition. The lab provides an overview of the concepts and methods used to study behavioral neuroscience, including ethical issues, animal handling, design of studies, and analysis of data. Methods covered include behavioral measures, surgical and histological procedures, neurohormonal assays, ontogenetic, and imaging techniques. Usually Offered: spring. Prerequisite: NEUR-220.