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

2014 Volume 13 Issue 1

2014 Volume 13 : Issue 1

Media Reviews

Textbook Review
Guide to Research Techniques in Neuroscience
by Matt Carter and Jennifer Shieh
reviewed by JC Strickland

Book Review
MATLAB for Neuroscientists: An Introduction to Scientific Computing in MATLAB (second edition)
by Pascal Wallisch et al.
reviewed by W Grisham

Book Review
Neuroscience: A Historical Introduction
by Mitchell Glickstein
reviewed by AL Cecala

Book Review
Portraits of the Mind: Visualizing the Brain from Antiquity to the 21st Century
by Carl Schoonover
reviewed by B Lom

Book Review
Joy, Guilt, Anger, Love
By Giovanni Frazzetto
reviewed by JW Kalat

Book Review
Identification of Neural Markers Accompanying Memory
Edited by Alfredo Meneses
reviewed by P Krishnan

2014 Volume 12 Issue 2

2014 Volume 12 : Issue 2


The Student as Teacher: Reflections on Collaborative Learning in a Senior Seminar
by J Kurczek & J Johnson

A Mind of Their Own: Using Inquiry-based Teaching to Build Critical Thinking Skills and Intellectual Engagement in an Undergraduate Neuroanatomy Course
by RR Greenwald & IJ Quitadamo

Behavioral Observation of Xenopus Tadpole Swimming for Neuroscience Labs
by W-C Li, M Wagner & NJ Porter

Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Graphical Kinetic Data Analysis of the Dopamine Neurotransmitter System: An Exercise for an Undergraduate Laboratory Course
by MM Mirrione et al.

NeuroLab: A Set of Graphical Computer Simulations to Support Neuroscience Instruction at the High School and Undergraduate Level
by LF Schettino
Supplementary Material

Complementing Neurophysiology Education for Developing Countries via Cost-Effective Virtual Labs: Case Studies and Classroom Scenarios
by S Diwakar et al.

Application of a Spike Sorting Procedure to Analyze Recordings in the Crayfish Ventral Superficial Flexor Preparation: A High Resolution Approach to the Study of Neuromodulators on Axons and Synapses
by ZS Inam et al.

Classroom Demonstration of the Visual Effects of Eye Diseases
by A-M Raphail et al.

Attitudes Toward Animal Research: Revisiting Gallup and Beckstead (1988)
by MM Metzger

Controversies in Neuroscience: A Literature-Based Course for First year Undergraduates that Improves Scientific Confidence While Teaching Concepts
by AM Willard & DJ Brasier
Supplementary Material #1  •  Supplementary Material  #2  •  Supplementary Material  #3  •  Supplementary Material #4

Media Reviews

Book Review
Permanent Present Tense: The Unforgettable Life of the Amnesic Patient, H.M.
by Suzanne Corkin
reviewed by K Monuszko

Book Review
Consciousness and the Brain: Deciphering How the Brain Codes our Thoughts
by Stanislas Dehaene
reviewed by JW Kalat

2013 Volume 12 Issue 1

2013 Volume 12 : Issue 1


Three Colossal Neurons: A New Approach to an Old Classroom Demonstration
by SR Holloway

Engaging the Audience: Developing Presentation Skills in Science Students
by AE Stuart

MetaNeuron: A Free Neuron Simulation Program for Teaching Cellular Neurophysiology
by MH Newman and EA Newman

Using Case Studies as a Semester-Long Tool to Teach Neuroanatomy and Structure-Function Relationships to Undergraduates
by S Kennedy

Can You Change a Student’s Mind in a Course about the Brain? Belief Change Following an Introductory Course in Biological Psychology
by IA Harrington

Pleasure and Pain: Teaching Neuroscientific Principles of Hedonism in a Large General Education Undergraduate Course
by RJ Bodnar et al.

The Use of Haiku to Convey Complex Concepts in Neuroscience
by AE Pollack and DL Korol

Basic Neuron Model Electrical Equivalent Circuit: An Undergraduate Laboratory Exercise
by KM Dabrowski et al.

Community-Based Experiential Learning for Second Year Neuroscience Undergraduates
by HJ Yu et al.
Supplementary Material #1  •  Supplementary Material #2 •  Supplementary Material #3

Studying Temporal Properties of Stimulus-Evoked Responses in the Ventral Nerve Cord of Insects
by MJ Ferragamo

Using Crickets to Introduce Neurophysiology to Early Undergraduate Students
by RK Dagda et al.

The Use of Mock NSF-type Grant Proposals and Blind Peer Review as the Capstone Assignment in Upper-Level Neurobiology and Cell Biology Courses
by H Itagaki

Engaging Undergraduates in a Unique Neuroscience Research Opportunity: A Collaborative Research Experience Between a Primarily Undergraduate Institution (PUI) and a Major Research Institution
by MA Kreitzer & RP Malchow

Media Reviews

Book Review
Beyond The Brain: How Body and Environment Shape Animal and Human Minds
by Louise Barrett
reviewed by AL Cecala

2013 Volume 11 Issue 2

2013 Volume 11 : Issue 2

2012 Volume 11 Issue 1

2012 Volume 11 Issue : 1 and Special Section: FUN Workshop Papers

Special Section: 2011 FUN Workshop Papers


Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action
Presentation to Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience, July 2011
by MLS Ledbetter

Identifying and Using ‘Core Competencies’ to Help Design and Assess Undergraduate Neuroscience Curricula
by M Kerchner, JC Hardwick & JE Thornton
Supplementary Material

Working with your Administration to Garner Support for Neuroscience Programs
by CG Reiness

External Reviews, Internal Influences: Consultations and the Undergraduate Neuroscience Curriculum
by EP Wiertelak

Cultivating Diversity and Competency in STEM: Challenges and Remedies for Removing Virtual Barriers to Constructing Diverse Higher Education Communities of Success
by JA Whittaker & BL Montgomery

OPINION: Diversity in Neuroscience. We Know the Problem. Are We Really Still Debating the Solutions?
by NY Weekes

The Intentional Mentor: Effective Mentorship of Undergraduate Science Students
by JJ Ramirez

Classroom Activities: Simple Strategies to Incorporate Student-Centered Activities within Undergraduate Science Lectures
by B Lom

Creating Cross-disciplinary Courses
by ER Reynolds

Accelerated Integrated Science Sequence: An Interdisciplinary Introductory Course for Science Majors
by NH Copp, K Black & S Gould

Collaborative Online Writing Assignments to Foster Active Learning
by RF Olivo

Service Learning in Neuroscience Courses
by KS Mead & S Kennedy

The Value of Partnerships in Science Education: A Win-Win Situation
by S de Lacalla & A Petruso

Neuroscience Study Abroad: Developing a Short-Term Summer Course
by MG Ruscio & C Korey

Shared Innovations in Education: Writing and Reviewing for the Undergraduate Neuroscience Community
by EP Wiertelak & GL Dunbar

Planning and Designing Spaces for the Sciences
by DA Weldon

Teaching Neuroinformatics with an Emphasis on Quantitative Locus Analysis
by W Grisham, CA Korey, NA Schottler, LB McCauley & J Beatty

Exploring Sensory Neuroscience Through Experience and Experiment
by RA Wyttenbach

A Structured-Inquiry Approach to Teaching Neurophysiology Using Computer Simulation
by KM Crisp

The Fundamentals of Flying: Simple and Inexpensive Strategies for Employing Drosophila Genetics in Neuroscience Teaching Laboratories
by SR Pulver & J Berni

Electroretinograms in Drosophila: A Robust and Genetically Accessible Electrophysiological System for the Undergraduate Laboratory
by I Vilinsky & KG Johnson

Classic Clinical Technique Adapted to Demonstrate Autonomic Nervous System Physiology in an Undergraduate Laboratory Course
by W Colgan III

The Homemade Alternative: Teaching Human Neurophysiology with Instrumentation Made (Almost) from Scratch
by S Hauptman, K Du Bois & BR Johnson

2012 Volume 10 Issue 2

2012 Volume 10 : Issue 2

2011 Volume 10 Issue 1

2011 Volume 10 : Issue 1

2011 Volume 9 Issue 2

2011 Volume 9 : Issue 2

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