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課程概述

Medical Neuroscience explores the functional organization and neurophysiology of the human central nervous system, while providing a neurobiological framework for understanding human behavior. In this course, you will discover the organization of the neural systems in the brain and spinal cord that mediate sensation, motivate bodily action, and integrate sensorimotor signals with memory, emotion and related faculties of cognition. The overall goal of this course is to provide the foundation for understanding the impairments of sensation, action and cognition that accompany injury, disease or dysfunction in the central nervous system. The course will build upon knowledge acquired through prior studies of cell and molecular biology, general physiology and human anatomy, as we focus primarily on the central nervous system. This online course is designed to include all of the core concepts in neurophysiology and clinical neuroanatomy that would be presented in most first-year neuroscience courses in schools of medicine. However, there are some topics (e.g., biological psychiatry) and several learning experiences (e.g., hands-on brain dissection) that we provide in the corresponding course offered in the Duke University School of Medicine on campus that we are not attempting to reproduce in Medical Neuroscience online. Nevertheless, our aim is to faithfully present in scope and rigor a medical school caliber course experience. This course comprises six units of content organized into 12 weeks, with an additional week for a comprehensive final exam: - Unit 1 Neuroanatomy (weeks 1-2). This unit covers the surface anatomy of the human brain, its internal structure, and the overall organization of sensory and motor systems in the brainstem and spinal cord. - Unit 2 Neural signaling (weeks 3-4). This unit addresses the fundamental mechanisms of neuronal excitability, signal generation and propagation, synaptic transmission, post synaptic mechanisms of signal integration, and neural plasticity. - Unit 3 Sensory systems (weeks 5-7). Here, you will learn the overall organization and function of the sensory systems that contribute to our sense of self relative to the world around us: somatic sensory systems, proprioception, vision, audition, and balance senses. - Unit 4 Motor systems (weeks 8-9). In this unit, we will examine the organization and function of the brain and spinal mechanisms that govern bodily movement. - Unit 5 Brain Development (week 10). Next, we turn our attention to the neurobiological mechanisms for building the nervous system in embryonic development and in early postnatal life; we will also consider how the brain changes across the lifespan. - Unit 6 Cognition (weeks 11-12). The course concludes with a survey of the association systems of the cerebral hemispheres, with an emphasis on cortical networks that integrate perception, memory and emotion in organizing behavior and planning for the future; we will also consider brain systems for maintaining homeostasis and regulating brain state....

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KT

Nov 22, 2018

I leant so much without even realising it until I got to the final exams and all this knowledge was making sense. Amazing lecturer with so much wisdom in the area. The course is very well delivered.

KR

Dec 22, 2016

I have not really taken any Neuroscience courses and I have to say this was very challenging with my already full-time load at school but I did it! Yay! I love Dr. White he is an awesome professor!

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創建者 ERIC

Sep 01, 2016

very detailed and thoughtful

創建者 Vonette C

Jul 26, 2020

Great course great lecturer

創建者 Lenka M

Mar 05, 2020

It is soooo helpful for me.

創建者 Rafael N G

Sep 03, 2019

Very didatic and complete.

創建者 Michael

May 07, 2017

Challenging and worth it.

創建者 Siju V

Aug 07, 2016

i am loving it. Thank you

創建者 Andrea E

Jul 13, 2017

excellent course so far.

創建者 Alan B

Jul 05, 2020

Hard work! But worth it

創建者 Karla A L

Jun 26, 2016

Increible! muy completo

創建者 Julie L

Oct 26, 2019

Very eloquent teacher.

創建者 Emma Y

Jan 09, 2018

Excellent tutorials!!!

創建者 Kullyadi P S P

Nov 04, 2019

Very nice explanation

創建者 Nuno R D F C

Jun 22, 2017

High quality course!!

創建者 Shreya A

Jul 14, 2020

Super Awesome Course

創建者 Alane A W

Apr 04, 2020

Tough but excellent.

創建者 margo b

Jul 29, 2019

Excellent instructor

創建者 Dipanjan C

Apr 25, 2018

Super Illustrative !

創建者 Vydyula A

Jan 01, 2020

i love neuroscience

創建者 Lizeth V A B

Sep 08, 2019

Excellent course!!

創建者 Francisco L

Aug 10, 2020

Simply excellent!

創建者 Camilla T H

Jun 19, 2020

Fantastic course.

創建者 Brijesh Y

Jul 22, 2019

Excellent!!!!!!!!

創建者 Hoang M H N

Jul 04, 2019

Best course ever!

創建者 DR. M S K - F P

Mar 26, 2019

P.hd level course

創建者 Andrea G G

Jun 02, 2017

wonderful course!