Courses of Study 2022-2023 
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Courses of Study 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIONB 3300 - Introduction to Computational Neuroscience

(crosslisted) BME 3300 , COGST 3300 , PSYCH 3300  
(BIO-AS, PBS-AS, SDS-AS)      
Fall. 3-4 credits, variable. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: BIONB 2220  or permission of instructor. Lab will provide additional computer simulation exercises. Offered in even-numbered years only.

C. Linster.

Covers the basic ideas and techniques involved in computational neuroscience. Surveys diverse topics, including neural dynamics of small networks of cells, neural coding, learning in neural networks and in brain structures, memory models of the hippocampus, sensory coding, and others.

Outcome 1: Basic understanding of current theories of brain function.

Outcome 2: How to construct representations from tuning curves.

Outcome 3: Plasticity and how it relates to memory.

Outcome 4: Models of human memory.

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