Neuroscience OpenCourseWare: A Free MIT Graduate Study Course on Neuroscience Research

Published May 17, 2009

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Various neuroscience research fields are summarized in the OpenCourseWare project, 'Research Topics in Neuroscience,' from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The original class was an elective choice in MIT's graduate level brain and cognitive sciences program.

Research Topics in Neuroscience: Course Specifics

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Research Topics in Neuroscience: Course Description

Different approaches to the study of the brain and mind are explored in MIT's free OpenCourseWare, 'Research Topics in Neuroscience.' Taught by Professor Peter Schiller, this class introduces various neurological studies. Assorted topics include neural networks, the neural basis of cognitive control, the brain's way(s) of selecting objects and the method(s) used by the brain to wire itself. The future of the neurological field is also discussed. The original MIT course was a class option in the brain and cognitive sciences master's degree program.

This free OpenCourseWare includes a summary of class lecture notes, a comprehensive resource list with external website links and downloadable course materials. To view this varied content, visit the neurology course page.

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