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Neuroscience and Education

Neuroscience and Education

In the Department of Biobehavioral Sciences

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BBSN 5575 PROSEMINAR IN NEUROSCIENCE AND EDUCATION

This course introduces students to the program and its facultY, learning about doing research, grant writing, and how to develop a thesis topic.  Students in groups engage in development of a Brain Awareness Week project that will be presented in local schools and learn about basic sheep brain dissection.

BBSN 4003 FOUNDATIONS OF NEUROSCIENCE

This is an introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the brain and neural communication

BBSN 4000 COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE

This course covers systems neuroscience focusing on vision, learning, memory, cognition, language, and attention.

BBS 5068 BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR 1

This course covers basic neuroanatomy and physiology and motor systems.  It is held in the first half of the Spring Semester and in Summer B session.  It may be taken as an alternative to BBSN 5003, Foundations of Neuroscience

BBSN 5069  BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR 2

This course covers systems in neuroscience including vision, language, memory, attention, executive function and consciousness.  This course is offered in the second half of the Spring term, and may be taken as an alternative to BBSN 4000 Cognitive Neuroscience.

BBSN 4005 NEUROSCIENCE METHODS

This course covers the basic research methods and technologies used in neuroscience research, and also covers basic issues in research design and statistical analysis.

BBSN 4007 NEUROSCIENCE APPLICATIONS TO EDUCATION

This course examines current attempts to apply research findings in neuroscience directly to educational and allied disciplines

BBSN 5070 DEVELOPMENTAL COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE

This course examines how the nervous system develops and the role of development in the formation of brain-behavior relationships.

BBSN 5122  PSYCHONEUROIMMUNOLOGY AND EDUCATION

This course examines brain-immune system interactions and the role of diet, exercise, stress and other factors in promoting healthy or unhealthy brain-behavior outcomes.

BBSN 5199 NEUROSCIENCE OF READING

This course examines the role of neural function in the development of reading.

BBSN 5199 AFFECTIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND EDUCATION

This course examines the role of emotional affect in cognition and behavior and the role of the nervous system in these interactions.

BBSN 5XXX CAPSTONE AND THESIS IN NEUROSCIENCE AND EDUCATION

This course guides students in the writing of their thesis in their final Spring Term

BBSN 5044 CURRENT ISSUES IN NEUROSCIENCE AND EDUCATION

This course offers students the ability to interact with leading researchers in the New York area and hear about their latest research in neuroscience and related areas.  The course is accompanied by a colloquium series that is open to all members of the TC community.

BBSN 5022 EYE TRACKING METHODS

This course examines the use of eye tracking in various areas of psychology, education and neuroscience.  It focuses on the neural mechanisms of eye movement and attention and examines applications of the methods in research.  Students learn to use the TOBII eye tracking system, and develop and conduct a research project within the class.

BBSN 5000 EEG METHODS

Students in this class learn the basics of using the EGI high-density (128 channel) EEG system, how EEG data are collected using event related designs (ERP) and how data are imaged using software.

BBSN 6000 EEG DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS

This course offers students who have taken a basic EEG course an opportunity to learn more advanced techniques in the analysis of EEG data.

BBSN 5005 EVALUATION OF NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL INSTRUMENTS FOR RESEARCH

This course examines the foundations of neuropsychological testing.  It explores several standardized instruments used in neuropsychological evaluation and research, and students practice such testing within the classroom setting.

BBSN 5199 HUMAN FUNCTIONAL NEUROANATOMY

This course is an in depth examination of brain anatomy and function.  Materials include both on-line brain images and live dissection of the human brain in the Columbia Medical School cadaver room.

BBSN 5199 NEUROSCIENCE AND PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY

This course examines the role of neurotransmitters and other chemical interactions in the brain, and the mechanisms of pharmacological intervention in treatment of disorders.

BBSN 4904 PRACTICUM/ RESEARCH INDEPENDENT STUDY

Students may enroll from 0 to 3 credits for participation in a practicum experience, typically occurring in a research lab (not necessarily at TC) in a school or treatment setting.

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