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EVENT: 
Introduction to Neuroscience
Who Should Attend: 
High School Students
How does the brain control movement?

Speakers

Instructor
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Research Associate
Laboratory for Visual Disease and Therapy
Burke Neurological Institute

Suggested Reading

Lesson Objectives

  • Understand the structure of the eye.
  • Understand the different functions of neurons in the retina.
  • Understand how the visual field is mapped onto the primary visual cortex.
  • Understand the difference between the magnocellular and parvocellular visual pathways.
  • Understand how sensations of contrast and color are generated.
  • Understand what causes the checkershadow illusion.

About Introduction to Neuroscience

Burke Neurological Institute, in White Plains, is offering an Introduction to Neuroscience course for interested High School students. 

Fall 2020 Syllabus

When

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 6:15pm to 7:45pm

Where

Conference Room: 
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