Course Schedule

The schedule is tentative and subject to change. Any changes to the schedule will be announced ahead of time. Unless otherwise noted, all assignments are due at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the due date.

Each unit will open on Saturday. The problem set (optional) is due on Wednesday. The synthesis questions (optional) are due on Friday.

Assigned readings are listed in the Unit checklists.

Welcome

Due Date Assignment
Tue, May 18 (noon!!) Intro Flipgrid post
Tue, May 18 Intro Flipgrid reply
Wed, May 19 Syllabus quiz, Intro Reflection assignment, Private chat to Dr. Henley and Nikhil (see checklist in Unit 0 Channel)

Topic 1: Building Blocks

Unit 1: Neuron Function

Due Date Assignment
Wed, May 19 Problem Set (optional; see Scoring section)
Fri, May 21 Synthesis Questions (optional; see Scoring section)

Unit 2: Neuronal Communication

Due Date Assignment
Wed, May 26 Problem Set
Fri, May 28 Synthesis Questions

Exam 1: Units 1 and 2

Due Date Assignment
Sun, May 30 Pre-exam reflection
Wed, Jun 2 Version 1 submission in Teams
Wed, Jun 2 Flipgrid Post
Fri, Jun 4 Version 2 submission in Teams
Mon, Jun 7 Post-exam reflection
Sun, Jun 20 Revision (optional)

Topic 2: Input/Output

Unit 3: Sensory Systems I

Due Date Assignment
Wed, Jun 9 Problem Set
Fri, Jun 11 Synthesis Questions

Unit 4: Sensory II & Motor

Due Date Assignment
Wed, Jun 16 Problem Set
Fri, Jun 18 Synthesis Questions

Exam 2: Units 3 and 4

Due Date Assignment
Sun, Jun 20 Pre-exam reflection
Wed, Jun 23 Version 1 submission in Teams
Wed, Jun 23 Flipgrid Post
Fri, Jun 25 Version 2 submission in Teams
Mon, Jun 28 Post-exam reflection
Sun, Jul 18 Revision (optional)

Topic 3: Systems I

Unit 5: Stress

Due Date Assignment
Wed, Jul 7 Problem Set
Fri, Jul 9 Synthesis Questions

Unit 6: Social and Sexual Behavior

Due Date Assignment
Wed, Jul 14 Problem Set
Fri, Jul 16 Synthesis Questions

Exam 3: Units 5 and 6

Due Date Assignment
Sun, Jul 18 Pre-exam reflection
Wed, Jul 21 Version 1 submission in Teams
Wed, Jul 21 Flipgrid Post
Fri, Jul 23 Version 2 submission in Teams
Mon, Jul 26 Post-exam reflection
Sun, Aug 8 Revision (optional)

Topic 4: Systems II

Unit 7: Emotions

Due Date Assignment
Wed, Jul 28 Problem Set
Fri, Jul 30 Synthesis Questions

Unit 8: Learning and Memory

Due Date Assignment
Wed, Aug 4 Problem Set
Fri, Aug 6 Synthesis Questions

Exam 4: Units 7 and 8

Due Date Assignment
Sun, Aug 8 Pre-exam reflection
Wed, Aug 11 Version 1 submission in Teams
Wed, Aug 11 Flipgrid Post
Fri, Aug 13 Version 2 submission in Teams
Mon, Aug 16 Post-exam reflection
Thu, Aug 19 Revision (optional)

End of Semester Reflection

Due Date Assignment
Thurs, Aug 12 End of semester reflection (early submission for feedback)
Thu, Aug 19 End of semester reflection