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Intermediate Level
Approx. 26 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Perception: Vision

5 hours to complete
18 videos (Total 209 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
18 videos
1.1.1 Ways to sense the environment-I10m
1.1.2 Ways to sense the environment-II11m
1.1.3 Ways to sense the environment-III8m
1.1.4 Sensory transduction-I9m
1.1.5 Sensory transduction-II9m
1.1.6 Sensory processing9m
1.1.7 Sensory representation in the brain4m
1.1.8 Vision15m
1.1.9 Single-photon detection16m
1.1.10 Second messengers8m
1.2.1 Review20m
1.2.2 Phototransduction-I15m
1.2.3 Phototransduction-II10m
1.2.4 Phototransduction-III8m
1.2.5 Color vision-I7m
1.2.6 Color vision-II20m
1.2.7 Signal processing of the retina18m
1 reading
Guide to download the slides10m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 1.130m
Quiz 1.230m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Perception: Auditory

3 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 146 min)
14 videos
2.2.2 The LGN6m
2.2.3 LGN and the visual pathway10m
2.2.4 Simple and complex cells-I7m
2.2.5 Simple and complex cells-II10m
2.2.6 Colors6m
2.2.1 Sound transduction-I11m
2.2.2 Sound transduction-II8m
2.2.3 Sound transduction-III11m
2.2.4 Sound transduction-IV10m
2.2.5 Sound transduction-V12m
2.2.6 Auditory pathways and the tonotopic map9m
2.2.7 Sound localization-I11m
2.2.8 Sound localization-II17m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 2.130m
Quiz 2.230m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Chemosensory system

4 hours to complete
16 videos (Total 204 min)
16 videos
3.1.2 Olfactory organization14m
3.1.3 Olfactory transduction14m
3.1.4 Olfactory adaption14m
3.1.5 Identification of odorant-receptor genes-I16m
3.1.6 Identification of odorant-receptor genes-II11m
3.1.7 Three models of olfactory organization13m
3.2.1 Projection of the olfactory system15m
3.2.2 Circuits in the olfactory bulb-I12m
3.2.3 Circuits in the olfactory bulb-II10m
3.2.4 Taste and taste receptors-I7m
3.2.5 Taste and taste receptors-II12m
3.2.6 Taste and taste receptors-III9m
3.2.7 Taste and taste receptors-IV13m
3.2.8 Taste transduction-I9m
3.2.9 Taste transduction-II11m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 3.130m
Quiz 3.230m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Touch and pain & Sleep amd arousal

4 hours to complete
17 videos (Total 198 min)
17 videos
4.1.2 Parallel organization of the somatosensory system-II8m
4.1.3 Mechanosensory neurons11m
4.1.4 Response properties: adaptation and stimuli & receptive field16m
4.1.5 Mechanotransduction channels-I9m
4.1.6 Mechanotransduction channels-II11m
4.1.7 Somatosensory cortex & somatopic map-I13m
4.1.8 Somatopic map-II, barrel cortex & pain regulation11m
4.2.1 Sleep-I10m
4.2.2 Sleep-II15m
4.2.3 Sleep-III8m
4.2.4 Sleep-IV10m
4.2.5 Circadian and sleep homeostasis12m
4.2.6 Sleep stage-I13m
4.2.7 Sleep stage-II16m
4.2.8 Summary of sleep studies8m
4.2.9 Sleep/waking Flip-flop Model8m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 4.130m
Quiz 4.230m

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