2022 Volume 20: Issue 2

2022 Volume 20: Issue 2


Video Microscopy for Teaching: Optimizing the Field of View
By Wyttenbach RA

Increasing Self-Compassion: Review of the Literature and Recommendations
By Stutts L

Podcasting Neuroscience: A Science Communication Assignment
By Kaur AW

Deep versus Shallow Processing: A Learning and Memory Experiment for Asynchronous and Synchronous Online Platforms
By Pollack AE

Why Students Cheat and How Understanding This Can H Reduce the Frequency of Academic Misconduct in Higher Education: A Literature Review
By Miles PJ, Campbell M, Ruxton GD

The Development of Core Concepts for Neuroscience Higher Education: From Beginning to Summer Virtual Meeting Satellite Session
By Chen A, Phillips KA, Schaefer JE, Sonner PM

FraidyRat: A Virtual Module Examining the Neural Circuitry Underlying Fear Conditioning
By Grisham W, Schottler NA, Soto J, Krasne FB

Enhancing Student Research Experiences with Open Data from the Allen Brain Map
By Casimo K

Adapting Case Studies for Synchronous and Asynchronous Online Courses
By Cook-Snyder DR, Ehliinger DG

Teaching About Sex and Gender in Neuroscience: More Than Meets the “XY”
By Casto KV, Leininger EC, Tan T

PROJECT DiViNe: DIVERSE VOICES IN NEUROSCIENCE: Profiles of Rita Levi-Montalcini, Ricardo Miledi, Simon LeVay, Erich Jarvis, and Steve Ramirez
By Frenzel KE, Grisham WG, Ogilvie JM, Harrington IA

Deceived, Confused, or Peer Reviewed? Critical Information Literacy in a First-year Neuroscience Course
By Gold H, Leininger E

Virtual/Remote Labs for Fluorescent Immunocytochemistry or Western Blotting:  The Next Best Thing to Being There
By Morrison M
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Online Neuroscience Instruction: Insights, Lessons Learned, and Moving Forward
By Wee BEF

Designing a Simulation Lab: The Process that Led to Action Potentials Explored and Extended, Two Simulation-Based Neurobiology Labs
By Meir E

Structured Worksheets: Simple Active Learning Strategies to Increase Transparency and Promote Communication
By Buffalari D

Teaching to Empower: Leveraging the Neuroscience of Now to Help Students Become Self-Regulated Learners
By Imad M

Digital Timeline Assignment of Key Opioid Research Articles Spanning Five Decades
By Hill AS

A Resource to Future Proof the Laboratory in Uncertain Times
By Calderon B, Steel C, Ford B, Sue J, Bracewell K

TrainingSpace: Neuroscience Education without Borders
By George P, Sandstrom M, Abrams MA

Neurosim: Some Thoughts on Using Computer Simulation in Teaching Electrophysiology
By Heitler B

Meeting Behind the Seen: Synchronous Teaching without Virtual Meeting Fatigue
By Upchurch M

Neuroscience Ambassadors: Creating a Network of Academia-Community Partnerships
By Flaisher-Grinberg S

Media Reviews

2021 Volume 20: Issue 1

2021 Volume 20: Issue 1

2021 Volume 19: Issue 2

2021 Volume 19: Issue 2

2020 Volume 19: Issue 1

2020 Volume 19: Issue 1


Reproducible Quantitative Stimulation Allows New Analysis of Crayfish Muscle Receptor Organ Responses
By Ambrosini AE & Gelperin A

Dissecting the Molecular and Neural Circuit Bases of Behavior as an Introduction to Discovery-Driven Research: A Report on a Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience
By Himmel NJ, Letcher JM, & Cox DN

Evaluation of Students’ Conceptual Organization of Neuroscience May Depend on the Expert Referent
By Stevenson JL, Yeagley NC, and Bish, JP

Physiologists Turned Geneticists: Identifying Transcripts and Genes for Neuronal Function in the Marbled Crayfish, Procambarus virginalis
By Stein W, Talasu S, Vidal-Gadea A, DeMaegd ML

Integrating Research into the Undergraduate Curriculum:  1. Early Research Experiences and Training
By Buffalari D, Fernandes JJ, Chase L, Lom B, McMurray MS, Morrison ME, Stavnezer AJ

Integrating Research into the Undergraduate Curriculum:  2. Scaffolding Research Skills and Transitioning toward Independent Research
By Morrison ME, Lom B, Buffalari D, Chase L, Fernandes JJ, McMurray MS, Stavnezer AJ

Integrating Research into the Undergraduate Curriculum:  3. Research Training in the Upper-level Neuroscience Curriculum
By Chase L, McMurray M, Stavnezer AJ, Buffalari D, Fernandes JJ, Lom B, Morrison ME

A Capstone Course Where Students Present Contemporary Neuroscience Research to High School Students
By Kouh M

Learning How to Code While Analyzing an Open Access Electrophysiology Dataset
By Juavinett A

Non-Disposable Assignments for Remote Neuroscience Laboratory Teaching Using Analysis of Human Data
By Seraphim SB, Stock S

Highlighting Diversity in Neuroscience through Course Content
By Linden ML, Kruskop J, Kitlen E

Developing and Implementing Low-Cost Remote Laboratories for Undergraduate Biology and Neuroscience Courses
By Hanzlick-Burton C, Ciric J, Diaz-Rios M, Colgan, W III, Gage GJ
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Inexpensive Methods for Live Imaging of Central Pattern Generator Activity in the Drosophila Larval Locomotor System
By Booth JRH, Sane V, Gather MC, Pulver SR

Building Your Own Neuroscience Equipment: A Precision Micromanipulator and an Epi-fluorescence Microscope for Calcium Imaging
By Ryan J, Johnson BR, Deitcher D

2020 Volume 18: Issue 2

2020 Volume 18: Issue 2


When the COVID-19 Pandemic Changed Neuroscience Education
By Ramos RL

Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience (FUN) Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
By Bayline RJ, Morrison ME, Illig KR, Martinez-Acosta VG, Becker LA, Favero CB, McFarlane HG, Chase LA, Banks, SML Griffin GD, Robinson S, Rose JK, Tong MT, Basu AC, Chan JP

2019 Volume 18: Issue 1

2019 Volume 18: Issue 1

Technical Papers

3D Printing Neuron Equivalent Circuits: An Undergraduate Laboratory Exercise
By Giglia G, Crisp K, Musotto G, Sardo P, Ferraro G

2019 Volume 17: Issue 2

2019 Volume 17: Issue 2

2018 Volume 17: Issue 1

2018 Volume 17: Issue 1


Analysis of Student Attitudes of a Neurobiology Themed Inquiry Based Research Experience in First Year Biology Labs
By Brabec JL, Vos MR, Staab TA & Chan JP
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Recommendations for Developing an EEG Laboratory at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution
By Ledwidge P, Foust J & Ramsey A

Neuroscience and Sustainability: An Online Module on “Environmental Neuroscience”
By Wolfe U & Lindeborg H
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Mystery Neurotransmitters! An Active Learning Activity on Synaptic Function for Undergraduate Students
By Cammack KM
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The Neuroscience Classroom Remodeled with Team-Based Learning
By Pollack AE

Teaching Dose-response Relationships Through Aminoglycoside Block of Mechanotransduction Channels in Lateral Line Hair Cells of Larval Zebrafish
By Peterson HP, Troconis EL, Ordoobadi AJ, Thibodeau-Beganny S & Trapani JG

Raising Awareness About Prescription and Stimulant Abuse in College Students Through On-Campus Community Involvement Projects
By Kennedy S
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A Report on the Qualities, Skills, and Characteristics Desired by Top Neuroscience Graduate Programs
By Boyette-Davis J
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Impact of Experiential Neuroscience of Meditation Course on Attitudes Toward Mediation and Science
By Olson LE

Using iBiology as a Tool for Undergraduate Neuroscience Education
By Rajan K & Veguilla RA

The Behavioral Effects of Oral Psychostimulant Ingestion on a Laboratory Rat Sample: An Undergraduate Research Experience
By Howerter, Larson JG & Hill EH

Using a Contrast Illusion to Teach Principles of Neural Processing
By Glover EM & Lauzon O

Engaging, Entertaining, and Educating Under-Served and At-Risk Youth with STEM-Based Activities
By Bazzett TJ, Zahid Z, & Brady MA

Classroom-Based Research Experiences to Support Underserved STEM Student Success: From Introductory Inquiry to Optogenetics in the Embryonic Chicken
By Formherz S, Whitaker-Fornek JR & Sharp AA

Technical Papers

How to Train a Honey Bee
Van Nest BN & Moore D

2018 Volume 16: Issue 3

2018 Volume 16: Issue 3


Cartoon Network Update: New features for exploring of neural circuits
By Calin-Jageman RJ

Open Source Software Tools for Teaching Neuroscience
By Latimer B, Bergin D, Guntu V, Schulz D & Nair S

Demystifying Graduate School:  Navigating a PhD in Neuroscience and Beyond
By McLoon LK & Redish AD

Recording EMG Signals on a Computer Sound Card
By Crisp KM

“Doing” the Reading: What Neuroscience Instructors Should Know about Reading Compliance and Comprehension in College
By Cressman J

Specific Aims Workshop: Your Grant in a Sound Bite
By Kozlowski DA & Rose JK
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Demonstrating Connections Between Neuron Signaling and Behavior using C. elegans Learning Assays and Optogenetics in a Laboratory Class
By Rose JK

NeuroBytes Electronic Neuron Simulators and the 2017 FUN Summer Workshop
By Burdo JR

Using Online Images to Teach Quantitative Skills via Comparative Neuroanatomy:  Applying the Directives of Vision and Change
By Grisham W, Greta S, Burre A, Tomita W, Rostamian D, Schottler N & Krull JL
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The New Blueprints: Undergraduate Neuroscience Education in the Twenty-First Century
By Wiertelak EP, Hardwick J, Kerchner M, Parfitt K & Ramirez JJ

A Discussion of Diversity and Inclusivity at the Institutional Level: The Need For a Strategic Plan
By Martinez Acosta VG & Favero CB

The Allen Brain Atlas as a Resource for Teaching Undergraduate Neuroscience
By Gilbert TL

Building an Inclusive Classroom
By Penner MR
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Expanding Collaborations between the Neuroscience Training Committee of the Society for Neuroscience and the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience
By Dunbar GL & Symonds L

Reducing the Cost of Electrophysiology in the Teaching Laboratory
By Wyttenbach RA, Johnson BR & Hoy RR

Muscle Spindles and Our Sense of Physical Self:  Kinesthetic Illusions of Limb Position and Posture
By Schiller B, Colgan W III, Calderon B & Johnson BR

Probing Synaptic Transmission and Behavior in Drosophila with Optogenetics: A Laboratory Exercise
By Vilinsky I, Hibbard KL, Johnson BR & Deitcher DL
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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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