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HumBio91Q Sophomore Seminar: Neuroethology: The Neural Control of Behavior. Stanford Introductory Seminar Preference to Sophomores Animal Behavior offers insights-about evolutionary adaptations.The origins of the study of animal behavior and its development to the present. Discussion of original research papers. The use and misuse of parallels between animal and human behavior. Winter Quarter GER:DB-NatSci

HumBio4A Next taught Spring Quarter 2013

BIOSCI20. Introduction to Brain and Behavior - (Same as HUMBIO21.) Evolutionary principles are used to understand how the brain and nervous system regulate behavior and are influenced by behavioral interactions. Topics include neuron structure and function, transmission of neural information, anatomy and physiology of sensory and mortor systems, regulation of body states, the biological basis of learning and memory, and behavioral abnormalities. GER:DB-NatSci, Next taught Autumn Quarter 2015-16

BIOSCI163/263. Neural Systems and Behavior - (Same as HUMBIO163) The field of neuroethology and the vertebrate and invertebrate model systems. Research-oriented presentations of how nervous system controls species specific befahviors. Readings include reviews and original research papers. How animal brains compare; how neural circuits are adapted to species-typical behavior; and how the sensory worlds of different species represent the world. Prerequisites: BIOSCI42, HUMBIO4A, or equivalents. Next taught Autumn Quarter 2013-14

New Class: Thinking Matters: How does your brain work? Winter 2012-13