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Avis et commentaires pour d'étudiants pour Neurosciences médicales par Université Duke

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À propos du cours

Medical Neuroscience explores the functional organization and neurophysiology of the human central nervous system, while providing a neurobiological framework for understanding human behavior. In this course, you will discover the organization of the neural systems in the brain and spinal cord that mediate sensation, motivate bodily action, and integrate sensorimotor signals with memory, emotion and related faculties of cognition. The overall goal of this course is to provide the foundation for understanding the impairments of sensation, action and cognition that accompany injury, disease or dysfunction in the central nervous system. The course will build upon knowledge acquired through prior studies of cell and molecular biology, general physiology and human anatomy, as we focus primarily on the central nervous system. This online course is designed to include all of the core concepts in neurophysiology and clinical neuroanatomy that would be presented in most first-year neuroscience courses in schools of medicine. However, there are some topics (e.g., biological psychiatry) and several learning experiences (e.g., hands-on brain dissection) that we provide in the corresponding course offered in the Duke University School of Medicine on campus that we are not attempting to reproduce in Medical Neuroscience online. Nevertheless, our aim is to faithfully present in scope and rigor a medical school caliber course experience. This course comprises six units of content organized into 12 weeks, with an additional week for a comprehensive final exam: - Unit 1 Neuroanatomy (weeks 1-2). This unit covers the surface anatomy of the human brain, its internal structure, and the overall organization of sensory and motor systems in the brainstem and spinal cord. - Unit 2 Neural signaling (weeks 3-4). This unit addresses the fundamental mechanisms of neuronal excitability, signal generation and propagation, synaptic transmission, post synaptic mechanisms of signal integration, and neural plasticity. - Unit 3 Sensory systems (weeks 5-7). Here, you will learn the overall organization and function of the sensory systems that contribute to our sense of self relative to the world around us: somatic sensory systems, proprioception, vision, audition, and balance senses. - Unit 4 Motor systems (weeks 8-9). In this unit, we will examine the organization and function of the brain and spinal mechanisms that govern bodily movement. - Unit 5 Brain Development (week 10). Next, we turn our attention to the neurobiological mechanisms for building the nervous system in embryonic development and in early postnatal life; we will also consider how the brain changes across the lifespan. - Unit 6 Cognition (weeks 11-12). The course concludes with a survey of the association systems of the cerebral hemispheres, with an emphasis on cortical networks that integrate perception, memory and emotion in organizing behavior and planning for the future; we will also consider brain systems for maintaining homeostasis and regulating brain state....

Meilleurs avis

MG

14 janv. 2021

This course was a great opportunity for me to understand the world of neurology and helped me to clear all the ambiguities regarding the complex mechanisms that are happening in our beautiful brains.

KT

21 nov. 2018

I leant so much without even realising it until I got to the final exams and all this knowledge was making sense. Amazing lecturer with so much wisdom in the area. The course is very well delivered.

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par Héctor A L F

14 août 2020

A great introduction to the basics of Neuroscience! It´s a lot of work, but I like it.

par Yingchen L

5 juil. 2020

It's quite difficult for beginner in this field, but definitely good content to learn.

par Marco M

20 mai 2020

Really inspiring! Many thanks to Prof. White and his team for sharing their knowledge.

par James G

2 oct. 2016

Superb. Dr. White's presentation style is the best I have ever seen. He is engaging...

par Esperanza S S

28 juil. 2021

Excelente curso! Muy interesante, muy bien ensenado y sobre todo muy organizado todo.

par Jean D D

11 juin 2017

Great instructor, and I love how he changes the environment he is in when he teaches.

par Ahjahta M

28 janv. 2021

I love the notes, and the opportunity to retake quizzes! Thank you for this course!

par Krishnavenamma K

13 avr. 2018

wonderful teaching and loads of content and material which can be easily understand

par Tereza R

9 juin 2016

A fantastic course with spectacular resources. Thank you so much for creating this!

par Lina L

12 mars 2019

Such an interesting course and with an exceptional professor - highly recommended!

par Nicole H

1 févr. 2017

Really helpful and the lectures were extremely useful for me as a graduate student

par José S A S

19 oct. 2020

Very good course. The lectures are very informative and the pase is very good too

par Fatemeh K

16 déc. 2020

It was awesome and I really enjoyed this course. I highly recommend this course.

par Chonlapin V

2 mars 2020

I highly recommend this course for those who want to get into the area of Brain.

par Alem C C

6 nov. 2018

Una base impotante de muy buen nivel...recomendable para estudiantes de medicina

par Elgin B G P

27 nov. 2016

The very best course I have ever come across! Congratulations to its idealizers.

par RicardoArraga

5 sept. 2016

I love science and this kind of courses make me love it so much more, Thank you!

par Yi Y

18 sept. 2020

The material is very challenging but interesting. Thank you so much Prof White!

par FAHAD A S A

12 sept. 2017

I did not expect such a complete course. Thank you a lot. I benefited a lot ...

par Sally W

19 sept. 2021

it is an excellent course perfectly structured and the quizzes are challenging

par Liat H

3 juil. 2020

great course! challenging material that is presented in a very digestible way!

par John L

11 oct. 2019

Interesting and insightful course that builds tangible and practical knowledge

par Adrielle S

30 juin 2017

Muito bom. Completo. Ilustrações muito bacanas, inglês claro e ótima didática.

par Cody R

12 sept. 2016

World class teaching. Making medical students' lives better since...2015-ish?

par Erik G

11 oct. 2020

Great course, grat teacher, I enjoyed this part of my life with this resource