PSYCH 5603: Stem Cells and the Brain

August 7, 2017
This course will explore the biology, function and relevance of stem cells for brain and behavior from development through aging. Through lectures and primary research literature, we will discuss what it means to be a neural stem cell, how stem cells shape the brain, and what the role of stem cells might be in brain disorders and mental health. Prereq: A grade of C- or above in 3313, or Grad standing.
Credit Hours: 

Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:

Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains
  • Describe applications of psychology

Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research
  • Incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry


To find course availability and times, please visit the Ohio State Course Catalog and Master Schedule.