2015 Volume 14 Issue 1

2015 Volume 14 : Issue 1


Psychoactive Substances Bill and Act of New Zealand:  A Chance to Engage Undergraduate Scientists with Society using a Transfer Learning Paradigm
by Catherine M. Gliddon & Belinda Cridge

Snack Cake ‘Dissection’: A Flipped Classroom Exercise to Engage Undergraduates with Basic Neuroanatomy
by Todd D. Watson

Pencil-and-Paper Neural Networks: An Undergraduate Laboratory Exercise in Computational Neuroscience
by Kevin M. Crisp, Ellen N. Sutter, & Jacob A. Westerberg

Developing the Next Generation of Civic-Minded Neuroscience Scholars: Incorporating Service Learning and Advocacy Throughout a Neuroscience Program
by Cecilia M. Fox

Extracellular Recording of Light Responses from Optic Nerve Fibers and the Caudal Photoreceptor in the Crayfish
by Steven C. Nesbit, Alexander G. Van Hoof, Chi C. Le, & James R. Dearworth, Jr.          Supplementary Material

Non-Fiction Memoirs in the Neuroscience Classroom: A Window into the Minds of Those Affected by Addiction
by Alexia E. Pollack

Using Tinbergen’s Four Questions as the Framework for a Neuroscience Capstone Course
by John Meitzen                 Supplementary Material

Undergraduate Biocuration: Developing Tomorrow’s Researchers While Mining Today’s Data
by Cassie S. Mitchell, Ashlyn Cates, Renaid B. Kim, & Sabrina K. Hollinger

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Sign Language: Engaging Undergraduate Students’ Critical Thinking Skills Using the Primary Literature
by Courtney Stevens

A Series of Computational Neuroscience Labs Increases Comfort with MATLAB
by David F. Nichols

Excitable Membranes and Action Potentials in Paramecia: An Analysis of the Electrophysiology of Ciliates
by Charles H. Schlaepfer & Ralf Wessel

Media Reviews

Looking Inside the Brain:  The Power of Neuroimaging
by Denis Le Bihan
reviewed by Barbara Lom

An Instructor’s Guide to (Some of) the Most Amazing Papers in Neuroscience
reviewed by Ian A. Harrington, William Grisham, D. J. Brasier, Shawn P. Gallagher, Samantha S. Gizerian, Rupa G. Gordon, Megan H. Hagenauer, Monica L. Linden, Barbara Lom, Richard Olivo, Noah J. Sandstrom, Shara Stough, Ilya Vilinsky, & Michael C. Wiest

Consciousness: Confessions of a Romantic Reductionist
by Kristof Koch
reviewed by Ian A. Harrington

Tales from Both Sides of the Brain
by Michael S. Gazzaniga
reviewed by Ian A. Harrington

The Synapse: Structure and Function
edited by Virginia Pickel and Menahem Segal
reviewed by Neal R. Melvin

Waking, Dreaming, Being
by Evan Thompson
reviewed by James W. Kalat

2015 Volume 13 Issue 3

2015 Volume 13 : Issue 3


VideoHacking: Automated Tracking and Quantification of Locomotor Behavior with Open Source Software and Off-the-Shelf Video Equipment
By EE Conklin et al.

ERIN: A Portal to Resources for Higher Education in Neuroscience
By RF Olivo et al.

Documenting Laboratory Procedures with Video
By RA Wyttenbach

Retention of Underrepresented Minority Faculty: Strategic Initiatives for Institutional Value Proposition Based on Perspectives from a Range of Academic Institutions
By Joseph A. Whittaker et al.

Intentional Excellence in the Baldwin Wallace University Neuroscience Program
By JK Morris et al.

Best Practices: The Neuroscience Program at Central Michigan University
By GL Dunbar

Career Transitions for Faculty Members Committed to Undergraduate Neuroscience Education
By GL Dunbar

Techniques and Technology to Revise Content Delivery and Model Critical Thinking in the Neuroscience Classroom
By KR Illig

Light Activated Escape Circuits: A Behavior and Neurophysiology Lab Module using Drosophila Optogenetics
By JS Titlow et al.

Gel Scramble: An E-Tool for Teaching Molecular Neuroscience
By W Grisham et al.
Supplementary Material

Neuroscience and Global Learning
By MG Ruscio et al.

How to Successfully Incorporate Undergraduate Researchers Into a Complex Research Program at a Large Institution
By RB Weldon & VF Reyna

Mission-Driven, Manageable and Meaningful Assessment of an Undergraduate Neuroscience Program
By GM Muir

In Situ Teaching: Fusing Labs & Lectures in Undergraduate Science Courses to Enhance Immersion in Scientific Research
By J Round and B Lom

In Vivo Time-Lapse Imaging in the Zebrafish Lateral Line: A Flexible, Open-Ended Research Project for an Undergraduate Neurobiology Laboratory Course
By MH Marra et al.

Using the Humanities to Teach Neuroscience to Non-majors
By HG McFarlane and J Richeimer
Supplementary Material

Electrophysiology Meets Ecology: Investigating How Vision is Tuned to the Life Style of an Animal using Electroretinography
By A Stowasser et al.
Supplementary Material

Student Friendly Technique to Demonstrate Coordination between Postural (Involuntary) and Voluntary Muscle Contractions
By W Colgan III

2015 Volume 13 Issue 2

2015 Volume 13 : Issue 2

Media Reviews

Neuroanatomy of Language Regions of the Human Brain
by Michael Petrides
reviewed by DY Harvey

Neuroscience for Kids: Online Resources that Promote Student Engagement, Teaching and Learning about the Brain
by Eric H. Chudler
reviewed by TK Karikari

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