N119: History of Neuroscience is taught in Winter Quarter by Professor Larry Cahill.
Dr. Larry Cahill
Prerequisite: BIO SCI 35 or BIO SCI N110 or PSY BEH 115D or (PSYCH 9A and PSYCH 9B and PSYCH 9C)
Restriction: Upper-division students only.
Concurrent with NEURBIO 255.
An overview of the conceptual and technical foundations of contemporary neuroscience from ancient times to the present. The subjects include synapses, neurons, brain organization, sensory, motor, and regulatory systems, learning and memory, human brain function and dysfunction.
|1||Introduction: Concerning Histories|
|2||Brain Integration vs Segregation|
|4||The Neuron Doctrine|
|5||Organization of Cortex|
|6||The Concept of “Limbic System and Emotion”|
|7||The Legacy of Scoville and Milner|
|8||A Personal Perspective on Brain and Memory|
|9||Sex Differences in the Brain|
|10||History of Retinal Image|
|11||The Myth of Mirror Neurons|
|12||Language and the Brain|