NROD61H3 Emotional Learning Circuits

A seminar based course covering topics on emotional learning based on animal models of fear and anxiety disorders in humans. Through readings, presentations and writing students will explore the synaptic, cellular, circuit and behavioural basis of fear memory processing, learning how the brain encodes fearful and traumatic memories, how these change with time and developmental stage, as well as how brain circuits involved in fear processing might play a role in depression and anxiety.

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Exclusion: 

[ NROD60H3 if taken in Fall 2018]

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Enrolment Limits: 
24
Breadth Requirements: 
Natural Sciences