CSB445H1: Topics in Sleep Research

Hours: 
3L/33S

This course covers theories in why and how we sleep.  It will focus on the biological functions of sleep, how the brain generates different sleep states and how breakdowns in sleep mechanisms contribute to sleep disorders like insomnia, sleep walking and narcolepsy.  This course emphasizes student participation in seminar discussion and debates.

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Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Living Things and Their Environment (4)