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Research Topics in Neuroscience

This survey course is designed to give students an overview of several different research areas in the field of neuroscience. Professors who are leaders in their fields present their research and future directions, to give the students a sense of what the field is and where it is going. The main questions yet to be answered will be raised, and each professor will explain how they are tackling these questions. Thelecture notesgive an outline and overview of each professor's presentation. There...

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This survey course is designed to give students an overview of several different research areas in the field of neuroscience. Professors who are leaders in their fields present their research and future directions, to give the students a sense of what the field is and where it is going. The main questions yet to be answered will be raised, and each professor will explain how they are tackling these questions. Thelecture notesgive an outline and overview of each professor's presentation. Therelated resourcesprovide areas for further exploration of the topics.This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month.This series of research talks by members of the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences introduces students to different approaches to the study of the brain and mind.Topics include:

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  • Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Prof. Peter H. Schiller
  • Cost: Free
  • Institution: MIT OCW

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About MIT OCW: MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

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