Date Speaker Lecture Supplemental Reading Principle of the Week
1/09/18 Nitz introduction & review of brain electrical potentials
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chapters 3-5
The Neuron Doctrine and
Law of Dynamic Polarization I
1/11/18 Nitz somatosensory system
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chapter 12 Topographic Representation
1/16/18 Nitz proprioception
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chapters 11, 13 The Neuron Doctrine and
Law of Dynamic Polarization II
1/18/18 Nitz the vestibular system and head direction cells
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chapters 11, 13
1/23/18 Nitz the visual system
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chapters 9, 10 Overlay of Egocentric Maps I
Overlay of Egocentric Maps II
1/25/18 Nitz the auditory system and echolocation
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chapter 11 Active Sensing
1/30/18 Nitz review session for midterm I
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2/01/18 Nitz midterm I
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2/06/18 Nitz neuromodulatory systems and drugs of abuse
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chapter 6 Functional Anatomy
2/08/18 Nitz the hippocampus and spatial cognition
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none Frames of Reference
2/13/18 Nitz basal ganglia and cerebellum
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chapter 14 Reentry
2/15/18 Nitz control and function of sleep-wake states
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chapter 19 Homeostasis
2/20/18 Nitz review session for midterm II
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2/22/18 Nitz midterm II (non cumulative)
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2/27/18 Nitz learning
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chapter 25 Fire Together-Wire Together
3/01/18 Nitz memory
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chapter 25
Implicit vs. Explicit Memory
3/06/18 Nitz motor control
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chapters 13, 14 The Population Code
3/08/18 Nitz prefrontal cortex, attention
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chapter 21 Top-Down Processing
3/13/18 Nitz review
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3/15/18 Nitz Final (non cumulative)
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