9.31 Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
Surveys the mechanisms supporting plasticity in neurons, focusing on how it contributes to learning in several systems. Examines cellular forms of associative plasticity, including long-term potentiation and depression, homeostatic plasticity, and depotentiation. Relates these phenomena to associative memory in animal systems and humans. Completion of 9.09 recommended.
This class has 9.01 as a prerequisite.
9.31 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by M. Constantine-Paton.
Lecture occurs 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 46-5193.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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