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CBAM 3020 Mechanisms of Learning & Memory (Spring in alternate years)

(Previously offered as 185.2)

Drs. Stanton and Hannan

Credits: 2

Course Description:

The course will focus on advanced study of the cellular mechanisms of forms of synaptic plasticity underlying learning acquisition and the formation of long-term memories. Examples of normal function or disease states in which synaptic plasticity plays a significant role will be addressed. Emphasis will be placed on both technical aspects and application in current literature. Lectures: 2 hours/week. Letter-graded.

Prerequisites: BMS-3010 is recommended, but instructor assigned preparatory reading may be allowed as an alternative.

Lectures: 2 hrs/wk. Letter-graded.