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Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 444 - Sensory Biology (S)

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 BIOL 444 and NEUR 444 .)