BIONB 4550

BIONB 4550

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

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.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIONB 2220.

Distribution Category (PBS-AS, BIO-AS)

Comments Offered in even-numbered years only.

  • 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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17291 BIONB 4550   LEC 001

    • TR Corson-Mudd W358
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Yapici, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: BIONB 2220 and permission of instructor.