Learning Objectives

  • Describe and understand the development of the nervous system.
  • Learn and understand the two important parts of the nervous system.
  • Explain the two systems in the peripheral nervous system and what you know about the different regions and areas of the central nervous system.
  • Learn and describe different techniques of studying the nervous system. Understand which of these techniques are important for cognitive neuroscientists.
  • Describe the reasons for studying different nervous systems in animals other than human beings. Explain what lessons we learn from the evolutionary history of this organ.


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