This course is designed to provide an understanding of how the human brain works.
The course will cover an introduction to the brain anatomy and the cellular function of neurons, synapses and neurotransmitters. The work of human brain in health and in some disorders as well as the mechanisms of vision, learning, memory, feelings and emotions will be discussed.
Using the knowledge of how the human brain works may bring to effective results in many areas of work. For instance, the topics to be learned have significant implications for marketing specialists, user interface and software developers as well as public policy makers and educators.
- Instructor: Rubina Danilova