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    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans
  Jan 20, 2018
Catalog/Bulletin 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


[6 Credits]
An introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system, as well as its dysfunction. This course is emphasizes brain anatomy, including study of brain specimens in a laboratory setting; the physiology and synaptic transmission of nerve cells; the function and mechanisms underlying sensory and motor behavior; and higher cognitive functions. Clinical correlations, including lectures on major nervous system diseases, are provided by neurology and neurosurgery faculty. This course is also taken by first-year medical students.