Animal models in behavioral neuroscience-selected issues
Lecturers and Teaching Assistants
Dr. Michael Tsoory
Course Schedule and Location
Monday, 09:15 - 11:00, Wolfson Auditorium
Field of Study, Course Type and Credit Points
Life Sciences: Lecture; Elective; Regular; 2.00 points
Life Sciences (Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience Track): Lecture; Elective; Regular; 2.00 points
Life Sciences (Brain Sciences: Systems, Computational and Cognitive Neuroscience Track): Lecture; Elective; Regular; 2.00 points
Life Sciences (Computational and Systems Biology Track): Lecture; Elective; Regular; 2.00 points
Will be taught via Zoom starting April 19th.
Basic knowlege of neuroanatomy
Attendance and participation
Required in at least 80% of the lectures
Estimated Weekly Independent Workload (in hours)
- Requirements of a model.
- Models and assessments of motor functions and exercise.
- Models of stress induced anxiety.
- Models of depression and despair.
- Models of learning and memory (pavlovian fear conditioning and more)
- Models of social behavior.
- "Guided tour" showcasing the available behavioral assays in MMTK
Upon successful completion of this course students should be be able to:
- Critically evaluate of prevailing behavioral models in neuroscience.