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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 7.98J (Spring 2002) 
  • Course Title:
  • Neural Plasticity in Learning and Development 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate / Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Brain and Cognitive Sciences 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Earl Miller
    Prof. Guosong Liu
    Prof. Matt Wilson
    Prof. Susumu Tonegawa
    Prof. William Quinn

  • Course Introduction:

  • 9.301J / 7.98J Neural Plasticity in Learning and Development

    Spring 2002

    Course Highlights

    Learning and memory comprise one of the primary fields in neuroscience today. This course covers learning and memory from the sea slug to the human. This site includes sample lecture notes, as well as an extensive reading list and related resources, to help students master the fundamentals of the field.

    Course Description

    Roles of neural plasticity in learning and memory and in development of invertebrates and mammals. An in-depth critical analysis of current literature of molecular, cellular, genetic, electrophysiological, and behavioral studies. Discussion of original papers supplemented by introductory lectures.


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