2018 Volume 16: Issue 2

2018 Volume 16: Issue 2


FROM OUR CHIEF EDITOR:  Active Learning for Students and Faculty
By Johnson BR, Editor-in-Chief

PERSPECTIVE:  The New Statistics for Neuroscience Majors: Thinking in Effect Sizes
By Calin-Jageman RJ

OPINION:  Teaching Neuroanatomy Through a Historical Context
By Neuwirth LS, Dacius Jr. TF & Mukherji BR


Clinical Neuroscience in Practice:  An Experiential Learning Course for Undergraduates Offered by Neurosurgeons and Neuroscientists
By Simonds GR, Marvin EA, Apfel LS, Elias Z, Howes GA, Witcher MR, Weaver EN, Fraser JC, Synkowski JJ, Prickett JT, Rogers CM, Busch CM, Benko MJ, Sou N, Churning MJ, Summers DC & Sontheimer H

Using Blogs as Practice Writing About Original Neuroscience Papers Enhances Students’ Confidence in Their Critical Analysis of Research
By Spix TA & Brasier DJ
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A Simple Method for Teaching Bayesian Hypothesis Testing in the Brain and Behavioral Sciences
By Faulkenberry TJ

The Design, Implementation, and Assessment of an Undergraduate Neurobiology Course using a Project-Based Approach
By Zwick M
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A Low-Cost Morris Water Maze for Undergraduate Research: Construction and Demonstration in a Rat Model of Obesity-Induced Diabetes
By Gallivan LM & Schmitzer-Torbert N
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Using Optogenetics to Understand Neuronal Mechanisms Underlying Behavior in C. elegans
By Pokala N & Glater EE
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Partnerships in Neuroscience Research Between Small Colleges and Large Institutions: A Case Study
By McCoy JG, Yu HJ, Niznikiewicz M, McKenna JT & Strecker RE

The Olfactory Proboscis Extension Response in the Honey Bee:  A Laboratory Exercise in Classical Conditioning
By Van Nest BN
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Aversive and Appetitive Learning in Drosophila Larvae: A Simple and Powerful Suite of Laboratory Modules for Classroom or Open-ended Research Projects
By Pavin A, Fain K, DeHart A & Sitaraman D
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Using ImageJ to Assess Neurite Outgrowth in Mammalian Cell Cultures: Research Data Quantification Exercises in Undergraduate Neuroscience Lab
By Pemberton K, Mersman B, Xu F
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2017, Volume 16: Issue 1

2017 Volume 16: Issue 1


By Johnson BR, Editor-in-Chief

PERSPECTIVE:  After p Values: The New Statistics for Undergraduate Neuroscience Education
By Calin-Jageman RJ

PERSPECTIVE:  Devising a Method to Study if Wernicke’s Aphasia Patients are Aware that They Do Not Comprehend Language or Speak It Understandably
By Hartman K, Peluzzo A, Shadani S, Chellquist I, Weprin S, Hunt H, Smith-Benjamin S & Altschuler EL

WORKSHOP REPORT: The University of Ibadan/Grass Foundation Workshop in Neuroscience Teaching
By Dzakpasu R, Johnson BR & Olopade JO


An Interactive Simulation Program for Exploring Computational Models of Auto-Associative Memory
By Fink CG
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Diversity of Graduates from Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Degree Neuroscience Programs in the United States
By Ramos RL, Alviña K, & Martinez LR

A Case Study in the Use of Primary Literature in the Context of Authentic Learning Pedagogy in the Undergraduate Neuroscience Classroom
By O’Keeffe GW & McCarthy MM

Measuring Salivary Alpha-Amylase in the Undergraduate Neuroscience Laboratory
By Bañuelos MS, Musleh A, & Olson LE

An Attitudinal Survey of Undergraduate Neuroscience Students Regarding Their Views on the Relevance of Lectures to their Education
By O’Keeffe GW, Sullivan AM & McCarthy MM

Using the Tools of Behavioral Neuroscience to Determine the Identity of Different Mouse Strains in a Laboratory Course
By Wotton JM & Ferragamo MJ

Cartoon Network: A Tool for Open-Ended Exploration of Neural Circuits
By Calin-Jageman RJ
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“Brevity is the Soul of Wit”:  Use of a Stepwise Project to Teach Concise Scientific Writing
By Cyr NE
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Using Action-Mapping to Design a Non-Majors Neuroeconomics Course to Teach First-Year Collegiate Skills
By Franssen CL, Lowry GS & Franssen RA
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Characterizing the Undergraduate Neuroscience Major in the U. S.: An Examination of Course Requirements and Institution-Program Associations
By Pinard-Welyczko KM, Garrison ACS, Ramos RL & Carter BS
Supplementary Material #1: Complete Data Set for Institutions with Neuroscience Majors
Supplementary Material #2: Institutions without Undergraduate Neuroscience Majors
Supplementary Material #3: List of Institutions with Neuroscience-related Majors by Different Names
Supplementary Material #4: Heatmap of Correlations between all 30 Collected Variables

Teaching with Big Data: Report from the 2016 Society for Neuroscience Teaching Workshop
By Grisham W, Brumberg JC, Gilbert T, Lanyon L, Williams RW & Olivo R

Integrating Brain Science into Health Studies: An Interdisciplinary Course in Contemplative Neuroscience and Yoga
By Wolfe U & Moran A
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Learning Experimental Design through Targeted Student-Centric Journal Club with Screencasting
By Carter BS, Hamilton DE & Thompson RC
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Interviewing Neuroscientists for an Undergraduate Honors Project
By Montiel C & Meitzen J
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Front and Back Flipping for Neurobiology!  Developing a Hybrid Upper-Division Lab Course
By White AO, Javier LK, Goldberg NR, Boucquey V, Overman J, Ochaba J, Marsh S, Huffmanb D & Nicholas A

An Integrative Approach to STEM Concepts in an Introductory Neuroscience Course: Gains in Interdisciplinary Awareness
By Basu AC, Mondoux MA, Whitt JL, Isaacs AK & Narita T
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