NEUR 560 History of Neuroscience (3 credits)

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Offered by: Neurology and Neurosurgery (Faculty of Medicine)


Neurology and Neurosurgery : A historical survey of neuroscience, from antiquity to the major discoveries of the 20th century. Conceptual and technical advances having led to our current understanding of brain function and dysfunctions will be discussed. Particular attention will be given to sensory systems and cognitive processes.

Terms: Winter 2017

Instructors: Naguib Mechawar, Joseph Rochford (Winter)

  • Fall

  • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.