course information
lecture notes
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Week
Lecture Topic & Readings
Lecture Notes
1
Notes:

No sections this week.

You can get extra credit for this class by participating in Experimetrix.
You will need to assign credit to COGS17 if you want to receive the extra credit.
The last day to participate in an experiment is December 2, 2009.

9/25

Exploring the Nervous System
Chapter 2 - pp. 33 - 72

Head Injuries -
Sports Imperative: Protecting Young Brains

 

01-The Nervous System
9/28
9/30
10/02
2
Notes:

Additional section is now available:
Tuesdays 10:00a - 10:50a SOLIS 109
Do NOT drop your current section.
Just go to the Tuesday section- if it fits and you want to.

A copy of the text book is on reserve at the main library.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome video is on video reserves (streamed online)- go to library link

10/05

Development and Plasticity of the Nervous System
Chapter 3 - pp. 73 - 108

Fetal-Alcohol-Science-News-Feb-2000

Enstein's Brain-Science News-1999

How Glia Sustain The Brain-Science News-Nov 2002

02a-Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

02b-Huntington's Disease and Early Neural Development

02c-Neurodevelopment

10/07
10/09
3
10/12
Communication Within the Nervous System
Chapter 4 - pp. 109 - 128

03-Communication within the Nervous System

Additional Lecture Notes

10/14
10/16

Notes:

Midterm 1 will cover everything from 9/25/09 through 10/16/09.

Review session: 10/25/09 @5:00 - 7:00 pm CENTR 105

Experiment opportunity

4
10/19

Finish CH 4 - 128-146

The Effects of Psychoactive Drugs
Chapter 5 - pp. 147 - 154

04a-Agents of Synaptic Transmission

04b-Psychopharmacology

04c-Psychopharmacology

10/21
10/23
SUN

10/25

Review Essay Topics for Midterm 1

Midterm 1 Review Session: CTR 105 5:00 - 7:00 pm

5
10/26
Vision
Chapter 6 - pp. 191 - 226
05-The Visual System
10/28
10/30
MIDTERM 1 in CLASS
Material through week 3.

Review Essay Topics

MIDTERM 1
BRING SCANTRON

6
11/02

New Role for Dopamine - NYT Oct 2009

The Nose - An Emotional Time Machine
NYT 2008

The Unappreciated Vestibular System
NYT 2008

Hearing, Balance, and the Cuaneous and Chemical Senses
Chapter 7 - pp. 227 - 243

 

Finishing up Vision

Audition

Cochlea figure

The Other Senses

11/04
11/06
Notes:

Due to Veteran's Day Holiday on Wednesday 11/11/09

Wednesday section students - your quiz options for this week are::

  • Go to one of the other sections -
    Mon or Tues (regular sections)

    FRIDAY 11/13/09 (extra section)
    12:00 - 12:50p CTR 105

  • TA office hours
  • Ben has added Friday OH - 9:00 - 9:50a CSB 114
7
11/09

Sensory Section -
Pain video on reserves

The Other Senses - Somatosenses section

07-Control of Movement

11/11

No Class - Veteran's Day Holiday

11/13
The Neurological Control of Movement
Chapter 8 - pp. 267 - 306
11/13

Make-up section in 105 CTR at 12:00 - 12:50

Notes:

Midterm2 - Monday 11/16/2009 - in class-Blue Book Essay

Midterm2 will cover everything from 10/18/09 through 11/06/09.

Midterm2 Study Guide

8
11/16

MIDTERM 2-Essay
Blue Book in Class

Midterm 2
Review Essay Topics
11/18
The Biology of Emotion and Stress
Chapter 12 - pp. 422 - 435

Continue motor + mirror neuron slides

Biology of Emotion and Stress

11/20
Notes No sections Thanksgiving week.
9
11/23

Language and Lateralization
Chapter 13 - pp. 461 - 490

Guest Lecturer: Jenny Collins
Lateralization and Brain
Damage in Children and Adults
11/25
No class Thanksgiving break
11/27
No Class - Thanksgiving Holiday Enjoy your break!
10

Notes:

The last day to participate in an experiment is WEDNESDAY, December 2nd, 2009.


The last day to assign credits to the appropriate class is FRIDAY, December 4th, 2009.

Please note: you will not be able to re-allocate credits after finals begin, December 7th.

11/30

The Biology of Learning and Memory
Chapter 14 - pp. 501 - 516 and 521-524

H.M. Recollected - read

 

10-Learning and Memory

Men and women 'respond differently to danger' - BBC News link

11-Neuroscience of Placebo

EXTRA Learning and Memory Slides from lecture on Friday :-)

12/02
12/04
Notes

Your TAs are going to have extra OH on MONDAY 12/07 -

Jenny will have OH on Monday: 10:30-noon in CSB 114

Elaine will too--- I'll post them as soon as I know the times - it will be after noon on Monday.

New page ranges are posted for readings.

FINAL EXAM REVIEW - Final is only on weeks 7-10

Final Exam

12/08

Tuesday

Final Exam 11:30-2:30

Multiple Choice - Bring 2 scantrons for final + 1 scantron for redemption bonus for midterm 2.

FINAL EXAM REVIEW

Good Luck!!

BRING 3 SCANTRONS!!