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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Unit 01 - Neurobiology Section: Course Introduction & Neurobiology of Sleep and Wakefulness (Part One) - (Standard Track & Honors Track)

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 93 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
02.01 - Learning Points14m
02.02 - Defining Behavioral States8m
02.03 - Historical Overview: Brainstem & Forebrain17m
02.04 - Wake & REM: Monoamines17m
02.05 - Wake & REM: Acetylcholine17m
4 readings
Getting Started10m
Syllabus10m
Help Us Learn More About You!10m
Lesson 2 Orientation10m
1 practice exercise
Did you Complete Lesson 2?30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Unit 02 - Neurobiology Section: Neurobiology of Sleep and Wakefulness (Part Two) - (Honors Track)

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 73 min)
5 videos
02.07: Wake & REM: Orexin17m
02.08: NREM: GABA14m
02.09: NREM: Adenosine 11m
02:10: Summary12m
2 practice exercises
Did you complete Lesson 03?2m
Unit 02 Honors Track Quiz - Neurobiology of Sleep and Wakefulness30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Unit 03 - Neurobiology: Mathematical Modeling of Sleep-Wake Regulation - (Honors Track)

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 67 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
10 videos
03.02 - Two Process Model 5m
03.03 - Sleep-Wake Flip-Flop Model5m
03.04 - Reciprocal Interaction Model 12m
03.05 - REM Sleep Flip-Flop Model4m
03.06 - Features for an Ideal Model of Sleep-Wake Regulation7m
03.07 - Introduction to Mechanistic Models of Sleep-Wake Regulation 3m
03.08 - Diniz Benh & Booth Model - Part I9m
03.09 - Diniz Benh & Booth Model - Part II 14m
03.10 - Conclusion 1m
1 reading
Unit 03 Orientation10m
2 practice exercises
Did you Complete Lesson 5?30m
Unit 03 Quiz - Mathematical Modeling of Sleep-Wake Regulation30m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Unit 04 - Neurobiology: Molecular Biology and Genetics of Sleep - (Honors Track)

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 52 min)
6 videos
04.02 - Wake Genes that are Associated with Energy Metabolism 7m
04.03 - Synaptic Plasticity is Genetically Modulated 7m
04.04 - Brain Glial Cells Influence States of Sleep and Wakefulness 9m
04.05 - Genetic Modulation of Human Sleep Phenotypes 8m
04.06 - Conclusion 11m
2 practice exercises
Did you complete Lesson 7?2m
Unit 04 Quiz - Molecular Biology and Genetics of Sleep30m

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