Graduate Catalog 2012-2013
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NSM 706 Research Methods
3 hours; 3 credits
Methods of studying the nervous system at different levels of organization, including investigating the properties of neurons using electrophysiological, tissue culture, and staining procedures. Methods of studying behavior. Ethical issues of experimenting with animal and human populations. Model systems used to evaluate functional relations between different types of cells, structures, areas of the brain, and populations will be emphasized. A research paper is required.
Prerequisite: Admission into the program or permission of the instructor
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