Physiology : An examination of cortical plasticity following peripheral and central nervous damage from a systems/cognitive neuroscience perspective. Focus is on sensory systems and animal models, including the following topics: ocular dominance columns, retinal lesions, blindness, deafness, cochlear implants, barrel fields, amputation, stroke, and hemispherectomy. Experimental approaches to be considered include: electrophysiological recording, psychophysics, behaviour, and functional imaging.
Terms: Fall 2023
Instructors: Lomber, Stephen (Fall)