Neurophysiology: How the Brain Thinks


Learn the molecular, cellular, and circuitry mechanisms that underlie the functioning of the mammalian nervous system, especially the human brain.

Starting at $865.00
As few as 11 weeks

What you can learn.

  • Explore the current neurophysiological understanding of human emotions, speech, and language processing
  • Recognize the relationship between the human brain, sleep, learning, and memory
  • Evaluate new findings in related to the human brain and science

About this course:

This course explores the molecular, cellular, and circuitry mechanisms that underlie the function of the mammalian nervous system, with special emphasis on the human brain. Topics include analysis of electrical properties of neurons, chemical communication between neurons, cellular processes responsible for synaptic transmission as well as short- and long-term plasticity, and the functional organization of the central nervous system.
Students should possess a basic knowledge of biology, neuroanatomy, general physiology, and electrical principles.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Joseph Esdin
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Midterm and final exams are proctored online; additional requirements include microphone, headphones/ speakers, and webcam.

Enrollment limited to 25. Enrollment deadline: January 8, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 08, 2021
Course Requirements
Book: Neuroscience

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