9.011 Systems Neuroscience

Offered: Fall term
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; admission to BCS graduate program
Units: 6-0-12


Survey of principles underlying the structure and function of the nervous system, with a focus on systems approaches. Topics: development of the nervous system and its connections, sensory systems of the brain, the motor system, higher cortical functions, behavioral and cellular analyses of learning and memory. A survey of brain and behavioral studies for first-year graduate students.

E. K. Miller, M. Wilson, Staff