ERIN Full Contents

Resource Results - Full listing of current ERIN contents as of 12/19/2012, 598 results, probably should order by date to make this easier to update manually, if necessary.

See http://erin.sfn.org/

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169 Best Illusions

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This special issue, 169 Best Illusions, contains a smorgasbord of static images that appear to be moving (such as the Hatpin Urchin shown here), “impossible” sculptures, freaky faces, ... expand

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3D animation depicting the early molecular events underlying long term potentiation in the spinal cord of pain pathways

Jason Raine, University of Toronto

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A 3D animation depicting the early molecular events underlying long term potentiation in the spinal cord of pain pathways

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A Case of Cerebrovascular Accident

David F. Dean, Spring Hill College

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"Samuel Dexter" is 52 years old, overweight, and a heavy smoker. He wakes one morning with weakness on his right side.  When he attempts to walk to the bathroom, he stumbles and then falls. His ... expand

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A Case of Seasonal Affective Disorder

David F. Dean, Spring Hill College

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“Melanie Johnson” is a 32-year-old accountant who has moved to Green Bay, Wisconsin, from her hometown of Sarasota, Florida.  For the first time in her life, she has been experiencing ... expand

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A normal neuron and a mutated neuron develop side by side

Erik Dent; Frank H. Guenther, MIT

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This time lapse video shows development of a normal neuron (left) and a mutated neuron that does not express the Ena/VASP proteins. Cultured for two days, the normal one extends an axon and many ... expand

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A Patient guide to Deep Brain Stimulation, DBS surgery, Mayfield Clinic

Mayfield Clinic

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This is a video produced by Mayfield clinic to help patients understand and prepare for deep brain stimulation.  It makes an excellent video for introductory neuroscience students, as it is ... expand

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A self-study tutorial using the Allen Brain Explorer and Brain Atlas to teach concepts of mammalian neuroanatomy and brain function.

Bruce G. Jenks, The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education

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Jenks, Bruce G. (2009). A self-study tutorial using the Allen Brain Explorer and Brain Atlas to teach concepts of mammalian neuroanatomy and brain function.The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience ... expand

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A Stereotaxic Atlas Of The Brain Of The Zebra Finch, Taeniopygia Guttata

Barbara E. Nixdorf-Bergweiler, University of Kiel; Hans-Joachim Bischof, University of Bielefeld

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This atlas provides a map of the zebra finch brain, which has become a model system for research in neuroscience.  This system is amenable to studying to communication, neural development, ... expand

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AAAS dialogue on science, ethics, and religion

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Age-old questions like “Who am I?” and “Why am I here?” have motivated scientific inquiry about ourselves and the universe around us. These same questions continue to inspire ... expand

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Action Potential Lab Exercise

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This is a lab exercise protocol for the recording of compound action potentials in frog sciatic nerve. It is optimized for iWorx IWX/214 data acquisition system.

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Action Potentials

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This is an animation about the ionic basis of action potentials designed to accompany Neuroscience (4th Edition) by Purves et al. (2008). 

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Action Potentials from Squid featuring Alan Hodgkin

J.B. Gilpin-Brown

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This movie is from the early 1970's made at the Marine Biological Labs at Plymouth, UK. Demonstration of the Voltage Clamp technique and the basic ionic mechanisms that underlie the resting potential ... expand

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Action potentials in earthworm giant axons

Richard F. Olivo, Smith College

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Instructions for a traditional laboratory experiment to record action potentials from giant axons in the earthworm nerve cord. Electrical stimulation at one end of the worm, while recording from the ... expand

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Adapting the learning-cycle to enrich undergraduate neuroscience education for all students.

Mark Stewart, The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education; Stasinos Stavrianeas, The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education

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Stewart, Mark; Stavrianeas, Stasinos (2008). Adapting the learning-cycle to enrich undergraduate neuroscience education for all students.The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, 6(2): ... expand

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Alcoholism: Making a difference today

Society for Neuroscience

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"There are 17 million Americans at the heart of this crisis—abusers of alcohol, who cause harm to their health by drinking too much, and alcoholics, who cannot control their drinking anymore. ... expand

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Allen Brain Atlas

Allen Institute for Brain Science

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The Alien Mouse Brain Atlas is an interactive, genome-wide image database of gene expression. Find ISH and Nissl images from the Allen Mouse Brain Atlas using one of the following: Gene: Click the ... expand

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AMPA and NMDA Receptors

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This is an animation about glutamate receptors at the glutamatergic synapse. Designed to accompany Neuroscience (4th Edition) by Purves et al. (2008). 

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An interactive course in nuclear receptor signaling: concepts and models

N. McKenna; B. O'Malley, Baylor College of Medicine

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Created by prominent researchers in the receptor field, this is an animated review that covers nuclear receptors (e.g. steroid receptors) and includes  a number of topics including functional ... expand

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An Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology

R.J. Nelson, Ohio State

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From the publisher: "The text describes interactions among hormones, brain, and behavior from a historical perspective, emphasizing connections among key theories and tracing the emergence of ... expand

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Anatomy of a neuron

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A drawing of a neuron is created and labeled onscreen while a voice describes the component structures and how they function. The level is very simple, but it may be appropriate for non-majors ... expand

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Animal behavior experiments using arthropods

J.R. Larsen , University of Illinois

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This exercise is designed to familiarize the student with ethology, the study of animal behavior, by observing the behavior of several different arthropods.

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Animated Tutorials: Neurobiology/Biopsychology

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A set of animations that accompany Purves et al. (2008) "Neuroscience" (4th edition).

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Are You Blue? What Can You Do? A Case Study on Treatment Options for Depression

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This case study introduces students to treatment alternatives for depression using a jigsaw method in which groups of students are divided up so that each member of the “home group” ... expand

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Array Tomography

Stephen J Smith, Stanford University School of Medicine

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Array tomography (AT) is a new high-throughput proteomic imaging method offering unprecedented capabilities for high-resolution imaging of tissue molecular architectures. AT is based on (1) automated ... expand

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Array Tomography Movies

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Movies showing applications of array tomography. Topics: Array Tomography of Transgenic Mouse Somatosensory Cortex Origin of Somatosensory Cortex Slab Array Tomography of Transgenic Mouse ... expand

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Artificial Axon Model

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Understand the shapes of extracellular signals by constructing and using an artificial axon model. The aim of this experiment is to provide an explanation and a understanding of the shape of ... expand

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Assessing Assessment: The Effects of Two Exam Formats on Course Achievement and Evaluation

Carrie B. Myers ; Scott M. Myers

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This research examines the effect of two testing strategies on academic achievement and summative evaluations in an introductory statistics course. In 2001, 63 students underwent an hourly midterm ... expand

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Audition animations

John H. Krantz, Hanover College

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A series of Java applets that animate aspects of audition. The components include:The Sound Stimulus Sound Basics - Illustration of the sound stimulus. Explore the effects of intensity and ... expand

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Auditory and visual reflexes

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In this lab you will study the time taken between a stimulus and the response.  The reaction time measurements will be made from an individual subjected to harmless visual and sound stimuli. ... expand

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Backyard Brains

Tim Marzullo , Backyard Brains

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Backyard Brains offers a series of exciting and affordable entry?level Brain Recording Kits that provide the ability for students of all ages to learn about neurons. For the first time ever, ... expand

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Basic Neural Processes

John Krantz, Hanover College

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A collection of tutorials on basic neural functions. Such tutorials should be appropriate for courses in biopsychology, introduction, and even sensation and perception.  The current topics ... expand

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Bat Sense

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This stunning slow motion footage shows how bats use echolocation to find water. We know how bats echolocate to hunt insects, but this is the first study to show how they recognise large, flat objects ... expand

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Behavioral Endocrinology

J.B. Becker, University of Michigan; M. Breedlove, Michigan State University; D. Crews, University of Texas at Austin; M.M. McCarthy, University of Maryland

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From the publisher: "This popular behavioral endocrinology text provides detailed information on what hormones are, how they affect cells, and how such effects can alter the behavior of animals, ... expand

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Behavioral Endocrinology, 2nd Edition

Jill B. Becker, MIT Press; M. Breedlove, Michigan State University; David Crews, MIT Press; Margaret M. McCarthy, MIT Press

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From the website: This popular behavioral endocrinology text provides detailed information on what hormones are, how they affect cells, and how such effects can alter the behavior of animals, ... expand

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Behavioral Genetics

C. Baker

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This book is an introduction for non-scientists to the science of behavioral genetics and its broader ethical and social implications. Among the topics covered are how scientists explore the influence ... expand

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Bioinformatics Module - Lecture Part 1 of 5

W. Grisham, UCLA

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Part of a lecture explaining bioinformatics module that can be found at http://mdcune.psych.ucla.edu/

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Bioinformatics Module - Lecture Part 2 of 5

W. Grisham, UCLA

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Second video in a series explaining a lab module that can be found at http://mdcune.psych.ucla.edu/.  

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Bioinformatics Module - Lecture Part 3 of 5

W. Grisham, UCLA

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Third in a series of videos explaining a bioinformatics module that can be found at http://mdcune.psych.ucla.edu/

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Bioinformatics Module - Lecture Part 4 of 5

W. Grisham, UCLA

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Part 4 of 5 of a lecture on a bioinformatics module that can be found at http://mdcune.psych.ucla.edu/

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Bioinformatics Module - Lecture Part 5 of 5

W. Grisham, UCLA

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Part 5 of 5--lecture describing a module on bioinformatics that can be found at http://mdcune.psych.ucla.edu/

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Bioinformatics/Neuroinformatics

W. Grisham, UCLA; J. Beatty, UCLA

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This module is a completely computer-based introduction to bioinformatics resources.  This easy-to-adopt module weaves together several important bioinformatic tools so students can grasp how ... expand

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Biological Psychology NewsLink

M. Breedlove, Michigan State University

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Current news articles related to the science of biological psychology.

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Biological Psychology: An Introduction to Behavioral, Cognitive, and Clinical Neuroscience, Fifth Edition

M.S. Breedlove; M.R. Rosenzweig; N.V. Watson

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Biological Psychology is a comprehensive survey of the biological bases of behavior that is authoritative and up-to-date. Designed for undergraduates enrolled in Biological Psychology, ... expand

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Bionics

Josh Fischman, National Geographic

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A National Geographic feature piece on bionics - the study of mechanical systems that function like living organisms and parts of organisms.  Examples include cochlear implants, retinal implants, ... expand

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Bird Song System

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From the website: Image library of songbird nuclei—Area X, HVC, and RA—allowing comparisons examining sex differences and effects of various doses of estrogen given to females in ... expand

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Brain & the Actions of Cocaine, Opiates, and Marijuana

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The objective of the teaching packet is to inform students how 3 drugs of abuse (cocaine, opiates, marijuana) actually work in the brain. The packet is arranged in 3 sections. The first section ... expand

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Brain and Mind Electronic Magazine on Neuroscience

Dr. Silvia Helena Cardoso, Editor-in-Chief

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Brain & Mind is an electronic magazine with the purpose of presenting knowledge about Neuroscience, as well as information which may lead to a better understanding of normal and pathological mental ... expand

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Brain Biodiversity Bank

John Irwin Johnson, Michigan State University

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Very well done atlases of a variety of animals including humans, sheep, dolphins, and axolotl. Great vies on most with cell and fiber stains as well as MRI images on human and dolphin.

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Brain Briefings

Society for Neuroscience

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A compendium of brief articles on a wide variety of topics in neuroscience. Brain Briefings is a newsletter series explaining how basic neuroscience discoveries lead to clinical applications. ... expand

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Brain Development

Dwayne Godwin, Wake Forest; Jorge Cham, Wake Forest

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HIS cartoon by Dwayne Godwin, a professor of neurobiology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, and Jorge Cham, the former researcher and cartoonist who created PhD Comics, has won first place ... expand