BIONB 4550

BIONB 4550

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course will examine the neural and molecular mechanisms of decision making across a variety of animal species and humans. The course involves the critical reading and discussion of classic and contemporary papers in this subject. Topics will include the neural mechanisms of motivation, attention, working memory, risk taking and neuroeconomics.

When Offered Spring (offered alternate years).

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: 26 students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIONB 2220.

Distribution Category (PBS-AS)

Outcomes
  • Investigate the molecular and neural mechanism regulating decision making in the nervous system.
  • Critically read and comprehend primary literature.
  • Understand general concepts of how the nervous system works and to discuss these concepts verbally.
  • Learn how to design experiments to test scientific hypothesis.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16679BIONB 4550  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIONB 2220 and permission of instructor.