Introduction to Systems and Computational Neuroscience: Tactile Perception


Mathew Diamond

Amount of frontal teaching: 

~15 hours



The course focuses on the basic principles of organization of the sensory pathways and their target regions of cerebral cortex; mechanisms and properties of sensory transduction; psychophysical methods for quantifying sensory perception; methods for quantifying the relationship between neuronal activity and behavioral performance, with a focus on several lines of inquiry spanning tactile, auditory, and visual perception.