Brain, Behavior, and Evolution

BIOL-L 423 — Fall 2018 — Themester

Adam Smith
Days and Times
Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 08:00-08:50 am
Course Description

In this class, we will focus on the evolution of animal nervous systems, and the consequences for animal behavior. We will study invertebrate and vertebrate nervous systems, with a focus on comparative neuroanatomy and physiology. In particular, we will cover topics such as experimental methodology, homology, sensory specializations, evolutionary processes, and neural control of behavior. Prerequisite: BIOL-L 111 and L112.