(3 credits) 3 hours lecture, 2 hours tutorial weekly
This course is an exploration of the expansive field of neuroscience through a multidisciplinary examination of current research. The latest discoveries and techniques in the field will underscore an investigation into hot topics including neurogenesis, learning and memory, addiction, stress, pain, cognition and consciousness, emotional processing, motor control and selected diseases and disorders. An integrative understanding of the topics at a cellular, systems and behavioural level will be emphasized.
Prerequisites: Biology 3205 with a grade of C-or higher.