Lecture

BiS800 Special Lectures in Bio and Brain Engineering          Fall 2015

<Methods in Learning and Memory>

 

Prof. Name: Sue-Hyun Lee   (Office: Bldg. E16, Rm. 1005, Tel: 4311, Email: suelee@kaist.ac.kr)

Classroom: Bldg. E16, Rm. 215

Lecture: Tue/Thu 14:30 – 15:45

 

Synopsis

This course is designed to provide concepts of learning and memory from cellular and molecular level to human behavioral level with experimental methods. Furthermore, we will discuss how these fundamental concepts can be applied to our real life.

 

Credit: 3 units

 

Prerequisite: Brain Science Fundamentals (BiS328) or similar basic neuroscience course

 

Assessment / Evaluation

 Assignments & team project (30%), Midterm exam (30%), Final exam (30%), Attendance (10%)

 

Office Hours: TBA (To Be Announced)

TA: TBA

 

Selected chapters from the following references

 

[1] E. R. Kandel, Y. Dudai, M. R. Mayford, Learning and Memory, 1st Ed. (2015), Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.

[2] E. R. Kandel, J. H. Schwartz, T. M. Jessell, S. A. Siegelbaum, A. J. Hudspeth, Principles of Neural Science, 5th Ed. (2012), McGraw-Hill Education / Medical

[3]  J. David Sweatt, Mechanisms of Memory, 2nd Ed. (2009), Academic Press

[4] A. Baddeley, M. W. Eysenck, M. C. Anderson, Memory, 2nd Ed. (2014), Psychology Press

 

 

Course Schedule

Week

Contents

1

What is memory?

2

Cellular Mechanisms

3

Biochemical Mechanisms

4

Molecular Genetic Mechanisms

5

Invertebrate Models

6

Rodent Models

7

Hippocampus

8

Midterm Exam

9

Working Memory

10

Episodic Memory

11

Motor Memory

12

Retrieval

13

Memory Disorders

14

Memory and Applications I

15

Memory and Applications II

16

Final Exam