Welcome to the captivating world of Neuroscience, a field that explores the mysteries of the human brain and nervous system. If you’ve ever wondered how thoughts, emotions, and actions are generated within the intricate network of your brain, this course is your gateway to unlocking those secrets.
Neuroscience is at the intersection of biology, psychology, and even philosophy, seeking to decipher the complex workings of the human mind and body. It is a discipline that delves into the very essence of what makes us human, examining the brain’s structure, function, and the countless processes that underlie our perceptions, decisions, and behaviors.
In this course, you’ll learn about the fundamental concepts and principles that underpin the realm of Neuroscience . Whether you are a curious beginner or a student looking to expand your knowledge, this course will provide you with a solid foundation to understand the brain’s structure, its role in cognition and behavior, and the latest discoveries that continue to reshape our understanding of the mind.
This course – based on the book ‘Fundamentals of Neuroscicne’ – comes with the courtesy of Michigan State University and is produced here under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported License (CC BY 4.0) for the benefit of healthcare professionals.
Casey Henley, PhD
Assistant Professor and Director of Online Programs for the Neuroscience Program
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
Disclaimer : The content in this course is educational in nature and intended solely as general health information. It is not a recommendation for treatment or medical advice. It is not a substitute for advice from a health care provider. If you as a patient are experiencing a medical emergency, contact your health care provider or an emergency room.
|Neuron Structure & Function|
|The Membrane at Rest||01:30:00|
|Neurotransmitter Synthesis and Storage||01:30:00|
|Neurotransmitter Action: Ionotropic Receptors||01:30:00|
|Neurotransmitter Action: G-Protein-Coupled Receptors||01:30:00|
|Drug and Toxin Effects||01:30:00|
|Nervous System Organization|
|External Brain Anatomy||01:30:00|
|Internal Brain Anatomy||01:30:00|
|Brainstem and Spinal Cord||01:30:00|
|Spinal Control of Movement||FREE||01:30:00|
|Planning of Movement||01:30:00|
|Execution of Movement||01:30:00|
|General Principles of Sensory Systems||FREE||01:30:00|
|Vision: The Retina||01:30:00|
|Vision: Central Processing||01:30:00|
|Touch: The Skin||01:30:00|
|Touch: Central Processing||01:30:00|
|Neural Control of Stress||FREE||01:30:00|
|Masculinizing Effects of Estrogen||01:30:00|
|Motivation and Reward||01:30:00|
|Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder||01:30:00|