Advanced Neurobiology II

Peking University

Welcome to the captivating world of advanced neurobiology! This course delves into the fascinating realm of neuroscience, unraveling the complexities of the brain's perception, sensory systems, and neuronal function. Through a comprehensive exploration of neuroanatomy, electral signal transduction, and movement disorders, you'll gain profound insights into the inner workings of the nervous system.

  • Uncover the intricacies of vision, auditory perception, chemosensory systems, and the somatosensory system.
  • Delve into the mysteries of sleep, arousal, and the regulation of movement.
  • Examine the underlying mechanisms of mood disorders and the interplay between genes and behavior.

Embark on a captivating journey through the neural landscape, gaining a deep understanding of the molecular and cellular foundations that govern our perception and responses to the world around us. This course is ideal for those with a foundational knowledge of biology, offering a rich tapestry of knowledge for aspiring neurobiologists and enthusiasts alike.

Certificate Available ✔

Get Started / More Info
Advanced Neurobiology II
Course Modules

Embark on an in-depth exploration of the nervous system, from perception and sensory processing to movement disorders and mood regulation, in Advanced Neurobiology II.

Perception: Vision

Welcome to the module on Perception: Vision, where you'll unravel the intricacies of sensory transduction, visual processing, and color vision. Dive into the fascinating world of phototransduction and gain insights into the mechanisms of vision.

Perception: Auditory

Embark on an auditory odyssey in the Perception: Auditory module, exploring sound transduction, auditory pathways, and the remarkable tonotopic map. Uncover the intricacies of sound localization and the fascinating world of auditory perception.

Chemosensory system

Delve into the Chemosensory System module to unravel the mysteries of olfactory and taste transduction, projection of the olfactory system, and the circuits in the olfactory bulb. Gain profound insights into the mechanisms that govern our sense of smell and taste.

Touch and pain & Sleep amd arousal

Explore the Touch and Pain module to uncover the parallel organization of the somatosensory system, mechanosensory neurons, and the intriguing world of somatosensory cortex. Journey into the realm of sleep, arousal, and the regulation of circadian rhythms.

Movement and movement disorders I

Embark on an exploration of Movement and Movement Disorders I, where you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of brain imaging, functional areas, and the biology of neurological diseases. Uncover the recurring features in neurodegeneration and the genetic forms of neurological diseases.

Movement and movement disorders II

Dive into the dopamine system, basal ganglia, and the intriguing world of movement disorders in the module on Movement and Movement Disorders II. Gain insights into the deficits and interventions of conditions such as Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease.

Mood and mood disorders

Uncover the intricate interplay between mood and emotions, delving into the world of autism, addiction, schizophrenia, and depression. Gain insights into the causes and treatment of mood disorders in the module on Mood and Mood Disorders.

Gene and behavior

Embark on a captivating exploration of gene and behavior, unraveling the complexities of behavior classification, the role of genes in behavior, and the fascinating world of photoentrainment. Gain profound insights into the interplay between genes and behavior.

More Basic Science Courses

Evidence-based Toxicology

Johns Hopkins University

Evidence-based Toxicology explores the integration of evidence-based medicine principles into the field of toxicology. The course presents systematic review, risk...

Introduction to Genetics and Evolution

Duke University

Introduction to Genetics and Evolution is a comprehensive college-level course that provides a basic overview of genetics, evolution, and their fundamental principles....

Paleontology: Theropod Dinosaurs and the Origin of Birds

University of Alberta

Paleontology: Theropod Dinosaurs and the Origin of Birds is a captivating exploration of the evolution of birds from theropod dinosaurs, featuring in-depth lessons...

Human Anatomy & Physiology II

Rice University

Human Anatomy & Physiology II explores the structure and function of major body systems, offering a unique approach combining art and science.