OCC 523 Brain, Behavior and Occupation

This foundational neuroscience course will present topics including histology the ascending sensory pathways, descending motor pathways, cranial nerves: location, fibers course and function, vasculature of the brain, brainstem, and spinal cord, visual system, vestibular system, auditory system, cerebellum, basal ganglia, cerebral cortical structure and function, limbic system: learning and memory, and development and normal aging of the nervous system. In addition each topic will have an applied component in which students will investigate the impact of these systems and structures on occupations.




OCC 516