NSCI 347
Neurobiology of Emotion
Last Offered Fall 2011
Division III
Cross-listed BIOL 407 / NSCI 347
This course is not offered in the current catalog or this is a previous listing for a current course.

Class Details

Emotion is influenced and governed by a number of neural circuits and substrates, and emotional states can be influenced by experience, memory, cognition, and many external stimuli. We will read and discuss articles about mammalian neuroanatomy associated with emotion as defined by classic lesion studies, pharmacology, electrophysiology, fMRI imaging, knockout mouse studies, as well as new opti-genetic methods for investigating neural circuit function in order to gain an understanding of the central circuits and neurotransmitter systems that are implicated in emotional processing and mood disorders.
The Class: Format: lecture, three hours per week
Limit: 12
Expected: 12
Class#: 1195
Grading: yes pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on class participation and several short papers
Extra Info: not available for the Gaudino option
Prerequisites: BIOL 202 and 212; open to juniors and seniors
Enrollment Preferences: senior Biology majors who have not taken a 400-level Biology course; then to eligible NSCI concentrators
Unit Notes: does not satisfy the distribution requirement in the Biology major
Distributions: Division III
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
BIOL 407 Division III NSCI 347 Division III
Attributes: BIMO Interdepartmental Electives
NSCI Group A Electives

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