Courses of Study 2019-2020 
    Oct 21, 2020  
Courses of Study 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYCH 6600 - Neural Systems

Spring. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: Two courses in neuroscience or bilogical psychology or permission of instructor. Permission of instructor required. Co-meets with PSYCH 4600 .

T. Cleland.

Neurons generate action potentials.  Brains underlie feeding, fighting, fleeing, and reproduction, also navigation, attention, sociality, art, and science.  What about the middle part?  This advanced seminar course examines the construction of neural circuits and systems that enable achievement of behavioral goals.  The curriculum emphasizes integration across levels of analysis and organizations, including cellular and synaptic physiology, the emergent properties of networks, energy and information management, quantitative modeling, cognitive algorithm, and adaptive behavioral outcomes.

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