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燈號說明

審定:丁賢偉(簡介並寄信)
翻譯:謝欣康(簡介並寄信)、林俐君(簡介並寄信)
編輯:莊雅善(簡介並寄信)

教科書

Bear, Connors and Paradiso. 《神經科學,探索腦部》 Williams & Wilkins, 2000(朱註:在台灣可於此處購買)

這門課從分子及細胞層次來探討突觸可塑性、海馬迴的功能以及神經可塑性在脊椎和無脊椎動物的記憶上所扮演的角色。這門課是由 麻省理工學院 Picower學習與記憶中心的成員所教授。

課堂要求

課堂報告
課文閱讀
由閱讀而產生的自發性問題
課外小考
課堂討論

由閱讀而產生的自發性問題

學生被要求在上課前閱讀該課所指定的期刊論文,同時根據閱讀寫下八至十個問題,在上課前交出



課程要求

大學部和研究所學生的評量標準
  • 50% 小考:
    五次小考各佔10%50%
  • 25% 課堂報告:
    每個學生都須帶領班上進行至少一篇以上的論文討論,帶領的表現將列入評量
  • 25% 課堂參與:
    上課出席率和參與度將列入評量

此外,研究生會有額外的課堂報告




Textbook

Bear, Connors and Paradiso. Neuroscience, Exploring the Brain. Williams & Wilkins, 2000.

This course covers the molecular and cellular basis of synaptic plasticity, hippocampal function and the role of plasticity in both vertebrate and invertebrate memory. The course is taught by members of MIT's Picower Center for Learning and Memory.

Requirements

Presentations
Readings
Student-generated questions based on readings
Take-home quizzes
Class discussion

Student-generated Questions Based on Readings:

Students are required to read all of the papers to be covered in each class and write 8-10 questions based on the readings, to be submitted before the in-class presentations.



Course Requirements

Undergraduate and graduate students will be graded as follows:
  • 50% Quizzes:
    5 quizzes each contributing 10%.
  • 25% Presentation:
    Each student will lead the class in the discussion of at least one paper, and be graded on the presentation.
  • 25% Participation:
    Both attendance and participation in discussion will be graded.

In addition, graduate students must make an additional presentation.




 
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