(Offered as NEUR 26 and PSYC 26.) An introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system, this course will explore the neural bases of behavior at the cellular and systems levels. Basic topics in neurobiology, neuroanatomy and physiological psychology will be covered with an emphasis on understanding how neuroscientists approach the study of the nervous system. Three class hours and three hours of laboratory per week.
Requisite: Psychology 12 or Biology 18 or 19. Limited to 36 students. Spring semester. Professors J.P. Baird and S. George.