Introduction to Neuroscience

Photo of a human brain.

The human brain. (Image courtesy of the National Institutes of Health. Used with permission.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

HST.131

As Taught In

Fall 2005

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

The course will span modern neuroscience from molecular neurobiology to perception and cognition, including the following major topics: anatomy and development of the brain; cell biology of neurons and glia; ion channels and electrical signaling; synaptic transmission, integration, and chemical systems of the brain; sensory systems, from transduction to perception; motor systems; and higher brain functions dealing with memory, language, and affective disorders.

Corey, David. HST.131 Introduction to Neuroscience, Fall 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/health-sciences-and-technology/hst-131-introduction-to-neuroscience-fall-2005 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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