Courses Catalogue

Selected Topics In Neurophysiology

COURSE CODE: PHY 3202
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Physiology (Bachelor)
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT:

 

a.   Autonomic nervous system (3 LH)

 

i.      Cholinergic and adrenergic systems b.   Sensory system (6 LH)

i.      General sensory physiology

 

ii.      Organization of sensory system iii.     Physiology of receptors

iv.      Sensation and perception c.   Motor functions of the brain (4 LH)

d.        Motor function of the cerebral cortex (5 LH)

 

i.      Pyramidal system

 

ii.      Extra-pyramidal system and cerebellum e.   Higher functions of the cerebral cortex (6 LH)

f.   Blood brain barrier and CSF. (4 LH)

 

g.   Temperature regulation. (2 LH) TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

a.   Lectures,

 

b.   seminars, c.   tutorials,

d.   research and fieldwork where applicable.

 

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS FOR THE COURSE

 

a.   white board markers, b.   laptop computers,

c.   LCD projectors, posters,

 

d.   computer simulation and other anthropological software and map.