Fall 2014 Lectures

Subject to change - check back frequently for updates.
Slides will be finalized 24 hours in advance of each lecture.
> Note that THE AUDIO IS FROM LAST YEAR'S LECTURES (2013)!

Main Text: Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain (3rd ed.) by Bear, Connors and Pardiso.
Alternate: Neuroscience Online (NSO)

Date Day Topic *Old*
Audio
(2013)
Slides Self-quiz
08/25 M Introduction to the Course pdf, ppt
08/27 W Neurons and Glia (Ch 2) (NSO-1-8) mp3 pdf, ppt quiz
08/29 F Neuroanatomy, Part I (Ch 7, pp. 167-176, 206-215) (NSO-2-1) mp3 pdf, ppt quiz
09/01 M NO CLASS - Labor Day
09/03 W The Neuronal Membrane at Rest (Ch 3) (NSO-1-1) mp3 pdf, ppt quiz
09/05 F The Action Potential (Ch 4) (NSO-1-2, 1-3) mp3 pdf, ppt quiz
09/08 M Neuroanatomy, Part II (Ch 7, pp. 178-195, 216-223) (NSO-2-1) mp3 pdf, ppt quiz
09/10 W Synaptic Transmission (Ch 5) (NSO-1-4, 1-5, 1-6, 1-10) mp3 pdf, ppt quiz
09/12 F Synaptic Transmission continued mp3 pdf, ppt quiz
09/15 M Neurotransmitter Systems (Ch 6) (NSO-1-11, 1-12, 1-13, 1-14) mp3 pdf, ppt quiz
09/17 W Neuroanatomy, Part III (MRI, fMRI, PET) mp3 pdf, ppt quiz
09/19 F Review for Exam I mp3 pdf, ppt
09/22 M Exam I, Chapters 2-7
09/24 W Chemical Senses (Ch 8) mp3 pdf, ppt quiz
09/26 F Chemical Senses (cont); Exam I wrap-up mp3 pdf, ppt quiz
09/29 M The Eye (Ch 9) mp3 pdf, ppt quiz
10/01 W Central Visual System (Ch 10) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
10/03 F Central Visual System (cont) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
10/06 M Auditory and Vestibular Systems (Ch 11) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
10/08 W Auditory and Vestibular Systems (cont) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
10/10 F Somatic Sensory System (Ch 12) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
10/13 M Review for Exam II mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
10/15 W Exam II, Chapters 8-12
10/17 F Spinal Control of Movement (Ch 13) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
10/20 M Spinal Control of Movement (cont) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
10/22 W Brain Control of Movement (Ch 14) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
10/24 F Brain Control of Movement (cont) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
10/27 M Endocrine, autonomic, diffuse neuromodulation (Ch 15) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
10/29 W Motivation (Ch 16) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
10/31 F Gender and the Brain (Ch 17) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
11/03 M Review for Exam III mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
11/05 W Exam III, Chapters 13-17
11/07 F Emotions (Ch 18) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
11/10 M Brain Rhythms and Sleep (Ch 19) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
11/12 W Language (Ch 20) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
11/14 F Attention (Ch 21) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
11/17 M Wiring the Brain (Ch 23) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
11/19 W Molec. Mech. of Learning and Memory (Ch 25) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
11/21 F NO CLASS
Thanksgiving Break
12/01 M Memory Systems (Ch 24) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
12/03 W Mental Illness (Ch 22) mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
12/05 F Review for Exam IV mp3 pdf, ppt pdf, key
12/08 M Exam IV, Chapters 18-25
12/10 W Office hours for Exams V and VI