Feb 08, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NEUR 444 - Sensory Biology

3 cr.

(Prerequisites: BIOL 245  and completion of or concurrent enrollment in PHYS 121/PHYS 121L /PHYS 141/PHYS 141L )

The course applies multidisciplinary approaches to the study of senses: physics of stimuli, anatomy of receptor organs, neurophysiology of receptor cells, anatomy and central processing, animal behavior and artificial sensor design.  The course focuses on terrestrial vertebrates with occasional discussions on aquatic sensory systems. Three hours lecture.  (Credit cannot be earned for NEUR 444 and BIOL 444 .)