NOC:Learning about Learning: A Course on Neurobiology of Learning and Memory


Lecture 1 - Introduction to Learning and Memory - I : Historical perspective


Lecture 2 - Introduction to Learning and Memory - II : Classification


Lecture 3 - Associative Learning I : Rules of Associative learning


Lecture 4 - Associative learning II : Garcia and Koelling’s Experiment, Kamin’s Blocking Experiment


Lecture 5 - Introduction to the Rescorla Wagner Model


Lecture 6 - Application of Rescorla Wagner Model - I


Lecture 7 - Application of Rescorla Wagner Model - II


Lecture 8 - Application of Rescorla Wagner Model - III


Lecture 9 - Application of Rescorla Wagner Model - IV


Lecture 10 - Limitations of Rescorla Wagner Model


Lecture 11 - Introduction of Reinforcement Learning - I : Thorndike’s view, Tolman’s views, Skinner Box


Lecture 12 - Introduction of Reinforcement Learning - II : Classification, Thorndike’s view, Tolman’s views, Skinner Box (Continued...)


Lecture 13 - Introduction of Reinforcement Learning - III : Understanding scheduling of reinforcers in operant conditioning


Lecture 14 - Sign Tracking vs Goal Oriented/Tracking; Linking complex behaviors to simple molecules


Lecture 15 - Sign Tracking vs Goal Oriented; Learning Linking complex behaviors to simple molecules - II


Lecture 16 - Memory in Molecular Terms - I : Protein synthesis in memory consolidation


Lecture 17 - Memory in Molecular Terms - II : Long term potentiation


Lecture 18 - Memory in Molecular Terms - III : Properties of a memory molecule


Lecture 19 - Memory in Molecular Terms - IV : Remote memory and its characteristics


Lecture 20 - Memory in Molecular Terms - V : Selective labelling of memory encoding neurons and their manipulation