May 20, 2022  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

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PHOP 7242 - Visual Neuroscience

Credit Hours: 2.0
Lecture Contact Hours: 2   Lab Contact Hours: 0
Prerequisite: PHOP Vision Core courses 6241 and 6242 and 6243 OR (6143 and 6152) in the fall of the first year of the PHOP graduate program.

This module will expose students to advanced topics in the visual neurosciences. Topics covered will include visual processing in the retina, cortex and extracortical areas, dorsal and ventral stream processing, aspects of spatial vision and binocular vision, the oculomotor system and higher order processes such as visual attention and cognition. For each topic, discussion will feature both the normal system and specific diseases whose pathology is related to the nervous system. The format will be didactic lectures from faculty and student-led discussion of relevant literature.



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