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Human neurobiology (6 points)


Leader: Associate Professor J A Rawson (Physiology)

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Introductory course on the human nervous system. Components and organization of the nervous system. Methods of studying the human brain. Neural communication and integration. Principles of sensory perception. How movement is initiated and controlled. Autonomic control of bodily functions. Learning and memory. High order functions such as consciousness, sleep and language. Practical classes involve observations on nervous system function and correlation classes deal with some common examples of nervous system dysfunction.

Assessment: Theory examination: 85% (25% in semester assessment, 60% end of semester) + Practical work 15%

Prohibitions: PHY2011

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