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BIOLĀ 482. Neurobiology. 4 Hours.

This course covers the organization and function of the nervous system. Students will learn about the nervous system at the anatomical, neurophysiological and molecular level. The course starts with the study of neuron at the cellular level and how they communicate chemically as individual cells and as a group. We then cover topics in sensation and how the nervous system commands the body. In the later part of the semester we will examine the neurobiology of human behavior, such as motivation, attention etc. and mental illnesses. Lecture, 3 hours. Laboratory, 3 hours. Prerequisites: Students must complete BIOL 150, CHEM 121, and 122 before enrolling in this course. Student must also have sophomore status or higher.