NEUROSCIENCE TRACK GRADUATE PROGRAM

INTD 5043 - Fundamentals of Neuroscience II: Systems Neuroscience

 

Course Director: Dr. Daniel Lodge

Course Co-Director: Dr. David Morilak

 

Semester(s) Offered: Fall

 

Credits: 3.0

 

Course Description:

This course, the second component of our broad survey of the basics of neuroscience, begins at the level of the neural circuit, and guides students through an understanding of increasingly complex levels of organization and function in the brain. Topics include neurotransmitter systems; sensory and motor function; motivated behavior; regulation and integration of autonomic, behavioral and emotional responses in the limbic system; higher order cognitive processes; and the neurobiological basis underlying some important psychiatric disorders and their treatment.