2014 Biology 3421

Lecture

Date

Topic

Readings

Part 1. Introduction

1

01/14 Tuesday

Introduction & Ethology (PDF or PPT)

  1. Pflüger & Menzel (1999)
  2. Katz (2010)

2

01/16 Thursday

Cellular Neurobiology (PDF or PPT)

  1. Carew, Chapter 1

Part 2. Sensory Systems

3

01/21 Tuesday

Echolocation 1 (PDF or PPT)

  1. Carew, Chapter 2

4

01/23 Thursday

Echolocation 2 (PDF or PPT)

  1. Corcoran et al. (2009)
  2. Parker et al (2013)

5

01/28 Tuesday

Sound Localization 1(PDF or PPT)
(Christa Baker)

  1. Carew, Chapter 3

6

01/30 Thursday

Sound Localization 2 (PDF or PPT)
(Christa Baker)

  1. Mason et al. (2001)
  2. Brand et al (2002)

7

02/04 Tuesday

Motion Detection in Vision (PDF or PPT)

  1. Simmons & Young (1999)

8

02/06 Thursday

Object Recognition in Vision (PDF or PPT)

  1. Carew (Ch. 4)
  2. Quiroga et al (2005)

02/11 Tuesday –Exam 1-KEY

9

02/13 Thursday

Electroreception (PDF or PPT)

  1. Carlson (2011)
  2. Kalmijn (1971)
  3. Hopkins & Bass (1981)
10
02/18 Tuesday Magnetic Orientation (PDF or PPT)
  1. Johnsen & Lohmann (2008)
  2. Gegear et al (2010)
  3. Wu & Dickman (2012)

Part 3. Motor Systems

11

02/20 Thrusday

Command Neurons (PDF or PPT)

  1. Carew, Chapter 7
  2. Nolen & Hoy (1984)

12

02/25 Tuesday

Central Pattern Generators (Paul Stein) (PDF or PPT)

  1. Carew, Chapter 6
  2. Marder 2001
  3. Bentley & Hoy 1970
  4. Stein 1995

13

02/27 Thursday

Singing in Crickets (PDF or PPT)

  1. Carew, Chapter 5

14

03/04 Tuesday

Neuromodulation (PDF or PPT)

  1. Bargmann & Marder (2013)
  2. Brezina (2010)

15

03/06 Thursday

Bird Song 1 (PDF or PPT)

  1. Carew, Chapter 8
  2. Hahnloser et al (2002)

Spring Break

Part 4. Sensorimotor Integration

16

03/18 Thursday

Bird Song 2 (PDF or PPT)

  1. Leonardo & Konishi (1999)
  2. Brainard & Doupe (2000)

17

03/20 Tuesday

Corollary Discharges and Expectation Generation (PDF or PPT)

  1. Poulet & Hedwig (2002)
  2. Crapse & Sommer (2008)
03/25 Tuesday -Exam 2-KEY
18

03/27 Thursday

Jamming Avoidance Response 1 (PDF or PPT)

  1. Zupanc (2004)
19

04/01 Tuesday

Jamming Avoidance Response 2 (PDF or PPT)

  1. Kawasaki (1996)
Part 5. Learning and Memory

20

04/03 Thursday

Associative Learning in Honeybees (PDF or PPT)

  1. Carew, Chapter 9

21

04/18 Tuesday

Spatial Navigation in Rats (PDF or PPT)

  1. Carew, Chapter 12
  2. Yartsev & Ulanovsky (2013)

22

04/10 Thursday

Food Storing in Birds (PDF or PPT)

  1. Clayton & Dickinson (1998)
  2. Dally et al (2006)
  3. Raby et al (2007)

23

04/15 Tuesday

Learning and Memory in Aplysia (PDF or PPT)

  1. Carew, Chapter 10

Part 6. Evolution

24

04/17 Thursday

Evolution of Brain and Behavior (PDF or PPT)

  1. Katz (2011)
Tuesday 04/22 – Exam 3 KEY

25

04/24 Thursday

Brain Evolution and Speciation (PDF or PPT)

  1. Seehausen et al (2008)
  2. Carlson et al (2011)

05/06Tuesday 1-3pm – Final Exam


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