9.17 | Spring 2013 | Undergraduate

Systems Neuroscience Lab



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2 Practical skills (PDF) Anatomical terminology, concepts and equipment in neurophysiology, practical lab
3 Classical anatomy (PDF)  
4 Introduction to neurophysiology (PDF) Action potentials at work (cockroach receptive fields)
5 The compound potential (PDF)  
6 Rat barrel physiology*  
7 MATLAB{{< sup “®” >}} tutorials (PDF) Plotting, spike detection, movie creation and data analysis
8 Fly vision project (PDF) Practice session, movie design, data collection and analysis
9 Human anatomy and physiology (PDF - 5.6MB) MRI and electroencephalography

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