2016 Volume 14 Issue 2

2016 Volume 14 : Issue 2



A Quantitative Examination of Undergraduate Neuroscience Majors Applying and Matriculating to Osteopathic Medical School
By RL Ramos, E Guercio, T Levitan, S O’Malley & PT Smith                            Supplementary Material

Incorporating an ERP Project into Undergraduate Instruction
By E Nyhus & N Curtis

The BRAIN Initiative Provides a Unifying Context for Integrating Core STEM Competencies into a Neurobiology Course
By JE Schaefer                             Supplementary Material

“C.R.E.A.T.E.”-ing Unique Primary-Source Research Paper Assignments for a Pleasure and Pain Course Teaching Neuroscientific Principles in a Large General Education Undergraduate Course
By RJ Bodnar, FM Rotella, I Loiacono, T Coke, K Olsson, A Barrientos, L Blachorsky, D Warshaw, A Buras, CM Sanchez, R Azad & JR Stellar

Illuminating the Undergraduate Behavioral Neuroscience Laboratory: A Guide for the in vivo Application of Optogenetics in Mammalian Model Organisms
By BM Roberts, SE Jarrin, BN Mathur & AM Bailey                            Supplementary Material

Evaluation of Changes in Ghanaian Students’ Attitudes Towards Science Following Neuroscience Outreach Activities: A Means to Identify Effective Ways to Inspire Interest in Science Careers
By NA Yawson, AO Amankwaa, B Tali, VO Shang, EN Batu, KA Jnr, AD Fuseini, LN Tene, L Angaandi, I Blewusi, M Borbi, LNE Aduku, P Badu, H Abbey &TK Karikari

Breadboard Amplifier: Building and Using Simple Electrophysiology Equipment
By KM Crisp, H Lin & I Prosper

Using Cultured Mammalian Neurons to Study Cellular Processes and Neurodegeneration: A Suite of Undergraduate Lab Exercises
By R Catlin, A Taylor, L Ditchek, S Burnett, S Khan, O Todd, M Adams, E Touhey, A Wynkoop, & J Ryan

Lights!  Camera!  Action Projects!
Engaging Psychopharmacology Students in Service-based Action Projects Focusing on Student Alcohol Abuse
By S Kennedy                                   Supplementary Material

Media Reviews and Technical Reports

BOOK REVIEW —  Anxious: Using the Brain to Understand and Treat Fear and Anxiety
By Joseph LeDoux

reviewed by AL Cecala

BOOK REVIEW —  Foundational Concepts in Neuroscience:  A Brain-Mind Odyssey
By David E. Presti
reviewed by KS Milar

TECHNICAL REPORT —  Running Wheel for Earthworms
WJ Wilson & BA Johnson

BOOK REVIEW — The Mind’s Machine:  Foundations of Brain and Behavior
By Neil V. Watson & S. Marc Breedlove

reviewed by BR Johnson & DA Weldon

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

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