PSYC 212(F) Introduction to Neuroscience (Same as Biology 212 and Neuroscience 201)

A study of the relationship between brain, mind, and behavior. Topics include a survey of the structure and function of the nervous system, neuroethology, development, learning and memory, sensory and motor systems, language, consciousness, assessment of human brain damage, and clinical disorders such as schizophrenia, Parkinson's Disease, and Alzheimer's Disease. The laboratory portion of the course will focus on current topics in neuroscience. Requirements: two hour exams, a final exam, and laboratory demonstrations. Satisfies one semester of the Division III requirement. Prerequisite: Psychology 101 or Biology 101. Enrollment limited. Open to first-year students.