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Harvard University Free Online Course On Neuroscience

As of the great interest and acceptance of the last part Harvard University is offering the free online course on Neuroscience. This is a fourth part of the introductory series in Neuroscience.  This online course will explore sensation, perception and the physiology of functional regions of the brain. An edX certificate will be awarded after successful completion of the final exam during the exam period for all parts of MCB80x. Applicants can apply for verified certificate for $75.The Course will start from Starts September 30, 2015.

Course Details In Brief

Level: Introductory
Length: 19 weeks
Effort: 2-3 hours pw
Subject: English
Institution: Harvard University with edX
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Starts September 30, 2015

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Why Choose Harvard University MOOC? 

Harvard University’s MOOC highlights your new skills and knowledge with a verified certificate. Use this valuable credential to cash a professional opportunity. Harvard University is contributes its best in quality teaching, learning, and research, and to has generated various developing leaders in many disciplines who made a difference globally. Harvard faculty are engaged with teaching and research to push the boundaries of human knowledge. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Harvard offers free online courses in multiple subjects.

Course Introduction 

Do you want to learn about how brains perceive the world? Join us in this third module as we explore sensation, perception and the physiology of functional regions of the brain.  This course is not hosted on the edX platform, but can be found at www.mcb80x.org. Each lesson will be media- and content-rich and will challenge you to master material with interactive segments that depend on your feedback to move forward in the lesson.

Lessons will also be filled with beautiful animations, documentaries and DIY experiments that allow you to explore the richness and complexity of the brain.

Our forums will provide you with a place to meet other students around the world. You can learn from each other as well as discuss questions with members of our team during office hours.

You Will Learn

By the end of the course, you will have knowledge of
-How sensory perception works in the brain
-How the physiology of vision, hearing, taste, smell, touch, motor control and other senses work
-The basic anatomy of functional areas of the brain

For detailed information go through HarvardX.