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Sensory Biology BISC 425 (3)

An overview of the major sensory mechanisms underlying animal behaviour. This course examines the basic physiological mechanisms underlying various mammalian and non-mammalian senses including vision, audition, olfaction, gustation, polarization sensitivity and mechanoreception. Lectures combine concepts from physics, systems neuroscience, cell and molecular biology, and behaviour. Prerequisite: (BISC 205 or BPK 205) and MBB 231, both with a minimum grade of C-.