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NeuroSci 101: High School Neuroscience Course

NeuroSci 101:

An Annual Lecture Series for High School Students taught by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the Collaborative Program in Neuroscience 2018-2019

    There is no fee for high school students participating in the program

Course Website: https://neurosci101cpin.wordpress.com/ 
Student registration for the 2018-2019 term is now closed.

Lecture Times: Mondays, 5:00 to 6:30pm

Date

Lecture

Location

November 5, 2018

Lecture 1: The Nervous System

RS 208

November 12, 2018

Lecture 2: Neuroanatomy

November 19, 2018

Lecture 3: Neurons and Action Potential

November 26, 2018

Lecture 4: Chemical Messengers

December 3, 2018

Lecture 5: Plasticity

 TBA

December 10, 2018

Lecture 6: Learning and Memory

TBA

Lecture 7: Vision

TBA

Lecture 8: Sleep

TBA

Midterm Review

Holiday break

TBA

Lecture 9: Touch and Pain; Movement

TBA

TBA

Lecture 10: Stress; The Immune System

Exam break

TBA

Lecture 11: Dyslexia; When Things Go Wrong

TBA

TBA

Lecture 12: Drugs and the Brain

Family day (February 18, 2019)

TBA

Lecture 13: Brain Imaging

TBA

TBA

Lecture 14: Neural Networks and Artificial Brains

March break

TBA

Final Review

TBA


For general inquiries, contact: neurosci101cpin@gmail.com

Content

  • Another useful resource is Brain Facts:
    http://www.brainfacts.org/Archives/2012/The-Brain-Facts-Book
  • Lecture slides and additional materials will be posted prior to each lecture. It is recommended that you review the relevant sections in the aforementioned textbooks before attending the lecture. 

 
If you are a graduate student or a postdoctoral fellow in the Collaborative Program in Neuroscience and are 
interested in a volunteer lecture position, please click below to fill out the form: (volunteer opportunity is now closed)