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Medical Neuroscience explores the functional organization and neurophysiology of the human central nervous system, while providing a neurobiological framework for understanding human behavior. In this course, you will discover the organization of the neural systems in the brain and spinal cord that mediate sensation, motivate bodily action, and integrate sensorimotor signals with memory, emotion and related faculties of cognition. The overall goal of this course is to provide the foundation for understanding the impairments of sensation, action and cognition that accompany injury, disease or dysfunction in the central nervous system. The course will build upon knowledge acquired through prior studies of cell and molecular biology, general physiology and human anatomy, as we focus primarily on the central nervous system. This online course is designed to include all of the core concepts in neurophysiology and clinical neuroanatomy that would be presented in most first-year neuroscience courses in schools of medicine. However, there are some topics (e.g., biological psychiatry) and several learning experiences (e.g., hands-on brain dissection) that we provide in the corresponding course offered in the Duke University School of Medicine on campus that we are not attempting to reproduce in Medical Neuroscience online. Nevertheless, our aim is to faithfully present in scope and rigor a medical school caliber course experience. This course comprises six units of content organized into 12 weeks, with an additional week for a comprehensive final exam: - Unit 1 Neuroanatomy (weeks 1-2). This unit covers the surface anatomy of the human brain, its internal structure, and the overall organization of sensory and motor systems in the brainstem and spinal cord. - Unit 2 Neural signaling (weeks 3-4). This unit addresses the fundamental mechanisms of neuronal excitability, signal generation and propagation, synaptic transmission, post synaptic mechanisms of signal integration, and neural plasticity. - Unit 3 Sensory systems (weeks 5-7). Here, you will learn the overall organization and function of the sensory systems that contribute to our sense of self relative to the world around us: somatic sensory systems, proprioception, vision, audition, and balance senses. - Unit 4 Motor systems (weeks 8-9). In this unit, we will examine the organization and function of the brain and spinal mechanisms that govern bodily movement. - Unit 5 Brain Development (week 10). Next, we turn our attention to the neurobiological mechanisms for building the nervous system in embryonic development and in early postnatal life; we will also consider how the brain changes across the lifespan. - Unit 6 Cognition (weeks 11-12). The course concludes with a survey of the association systems of the cerebral hemispheres, with an emphasis on cortical networks that integrate perception, memory and emotion in organizing behavior and planning for the future; we will also consider brain systems for maintaining homeostasis and regulating brain state....



14. Jan. 2021

This course was a great opportunity for me to understand the world of neurology and helped me to clear all the ambiguities regarding the complex mechanisms that are happening in our beautiful brains.


21. Nov. 2018

I leant so much without even realising it until I got to the final exams and all this knowledge was making sense. Amazing lecturer with so much wisdom in the area. The course is very well delivered.

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von Arn F

13. Juni 2020

Excelente, muy completo y Comprensible. Gracias...

von Nicolás G G

2. Juni 2021

U​n Excelente Curso un Docente muy Capaz Dr Withe

von Chris C

20. Aug. 2017

Very well laid out and taught clearly by Dr White

von paola a c

4. Sep. 2020

excelente curso, me encanto y aprendí demasiado

von Adam M

11. Okt. 2017

Comprehensive, Challenging, Excellent lecture.

von Bárbara V F L

4. Feb. 2021

Excelente curso, un gran reto de aprendizaje!

von Sana F

13. Mai 2020

best course I ever completed, thank you prof.

von Grethe O N

14. Feb. 2017

Made me pass my neuroscience exam, THANK YOU!

von Alba

9. Okt. 2016

Excelente método para aprender rápido y fácil

von N M

15. Mai 2022

A great start for my journey on neuroscience

von Lary R

14. Juni 2020

Incrível, agregou muito ao meu conhecimento!

von Исмаилов З Б

1. März 2019

I am so excited for this corse. Vary thanks!

von Ulrick S K

31. Aug. 2018

A very demanding and a very rewarding course

von James D

7. Sep. 2017

Very Good, I could have used more time. Than

von Franz P

7. Sep. 2016

Amazing course. Thank you very much Leonard.

von Tayo A

8. Aug. 2016

Absolutely Fantastic and Interesting Course!

von Dylan G

28. Dez. 2021

enriching, but the tests are quite painful.

von Jey S

10. Sep. 2020

It is a very interesting and useful course.

von MaheswarRam S

29. Juni 2020

A very useful course for my future studies.

von Ryan M

12. Juni 2020

Loved this course. Dr. White is phenomenal!

von Jander T d O

28. Juli 2018

The best online Medical Neuroscience course

von Lea H

20. Feb. 2021

exceptional course - thanks Doctor White!!

von JON A C A

22. März 2022

It is a perfect course to study all brain

von Celine K

19. Apr. 2019

Passionnant et absolument bien expliqué !

von Anna T

18. Apr. 2017

Short, informative lectures. Well taught!