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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 2017-2018

    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 23, 2017

Lecture 1: The Nervous System

University College

Room 175

October 30, 2017

Lecture 2: Neuroanatomy

November 6, 2017

Lecture 3: Neurons and Action Potential

Medical Sciences Building

Room 3227

November 13, 2017

Lecture 4: Chemical Messengers

November 20, 2017

Lecture 5: Plasticity

November 27, 2017

Lecture 6: Learning and Memory

December 4, 2017

Lecture 7: Vision

December 11, 2017

Lecture 8: Sleep

December 18, 2017

Midterm Review

Holiday break

January 8, 2018

Lecture 9: Touch and Pain; Movement

Medical Sciences Building

Room 3227

January 15, 2018

Lecture 10: Stress; The Immune System

Exam break

February 5, 2018

Lecture 11: Dyslexia; When Things Go Wrong

Medical Sciences Building

Room 3227

February 12, 2018

Lecture 12: Drugs and the Brain

Family day (February 19, 2018)

February 26, 2018

Lecture 13: Brain Imaging

Medical Sciences Building

Room 3227

March 5, 2018

Lecture 14: Neural Networks and Artificial Brains

March break

March 19, 2018

Final Review

Medical Sciences Building

Room 3227


For general inquiries, contact: neurosci101cpin@gmail.com

Content

  • 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.