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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/ 

Lecture Times: 5:00 to 6:30pm

Date

Lecture

Location

October 22, 2018

Lecture 1: The Nervous System

Medical Sciences Building

Room 3227

October 29, 2018

Lecture 2: Neuroanatomy

November 5, 2018

Lecture 3: Neurons and Action Potential

November 12, 2018

Lecture 4: Chemical Messengers

November 19, 2018

Lecture 5: Plasticity

November 26, 2018

Lecture 6: Learning and Memory

December 3, 2018

Lecture 7: Vision

December 10, 2018

Lecture 8: Sleep

December 17, 2018

Midterm Review

Holiday break

January 14, 2019

Lecture 9: Touch and Pain; Movement

Medical Sciences Building

Room 3227

January 21, 2019

Lecture 10: Stress; The Immune System

Exam break

February 4, 2019

Lecture 11: Dyslexia; When Things Go Wrong

Medical Sciences Building

Room 3227

February 11, 2019

Lecture 12: Drugs and the Brain

Family day (February 18, 2019)

February 25, 2019

Lecture 13: Brain Imaging

Medical Sciences Building

Room 3227

March 4, 2019

Lecture 14: Neural Networks and Artificial Brains

March break

March 18, 2019

Final Review

Medical Sciences Building

Room 3227


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: