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Neuroscience with LabChart

With LabChart , students use protocols for conducting basic and advanced laboratory exercises in neurophysiology including: evoked action potentials, extracellular recording techniques, intracellular recording techniques, latency period, threshold potential, recruitment, all-or-none response, refractory period, bidirectionality of impulse and conduction velocity of the nerve.

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    Intracellular action potentials
  • Earthworm Action Potentials

    Earthworm Action Potentials

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+Arthropod ERG

Learn about the fundamental properties of electroretinograms of various arthropods, such as field-caught insects and spiders. Record the visual responses of an arthropod to various pulse durations and wavelengths of light.

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+Artificial Axon Model

Build an artificial neuron to demonstrate and explain passive nerve properties. Understand shapes of extracellular signals recorded by EMG or action potentials in frog sciatic nerve.

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+Cockroach Sensory Nerve

Stimulate cockroach sensory nerve spines and record evoked action potentials. Compare spontaneous and evoked action potentials. Assess the influence of the angle of deflection on action potential size and frequency. Demonstrate adaptation of sensory neurons during prolonged stimulation.

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+Cockroach Ventral Nerve Cord

Record extracellular action potentials from the ventral nerve cord of a large cockroach. Apply various different stimuli to the cerci and observe the electrical response. Measure the travel-time of an action potential and calculate nerve conduction velocity.

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+Crayfish Extracellular Nerve Recording

Explore the basic principles of extracellular nerve recording. Dissect a crayfish tail to set up stretch receptor and motor nerve analysis.

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+Crayfish Postsynaptic Potential Recording

Investigate neuromuscular interaction by simultaneously recording the extracellular activity from a muscle fiber and it's innervating nerve.

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+Earthworm Action Potentials

Obtain extracellular recordings of action potentials from an anesthetized earthworm (Lumbricus spp). Complete five exercises to examine and demonstrate threshold potential, recruitment, all-or-none response, refractory period, bidrectionality of impulse and conduction velocity of the nerve.

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+Earthworm Smooth Muscle

Observe the pattern of baseline movements in an organ bath preparation of isolated earthworm gut. Apply various manipulations and discover the effects of neurotransmitters, extracellular ions and temperature on contraction rate and strength.

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+Frog Nerve and Muscle

Construct and calibrate a nerve bath setup in order to measure compound action potentials from an isolated frog sciatic nerve. Explore basic nerve physiological properties such as threshold, refractory period and conduction velocity.

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+Frog Nerve Compound Action Potentials

Mount a dissected frog gastrocnemius muscle and sciatic nerve to investigate the physiological relationship between the two. Research the principles of twitch recruitment, muscle fatigue and the neuromuscular junction using the muscle relaxant, tubocurarine.

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+Intracellular Recordings

Explore the basic principles of intracellular recording from several excitable cell types including a muscle fiber, neuron and alga cell.

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+Electroencephalography

Recognize artifacts in an EEG signal caused by blinking and subject movement. Record and identify alpha and beta EEG rhythm, and analyze how a signal is affected by opening and shutting the eyes, mental activity and auditory stimulation.

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+Electromyography

Record EMG during voluntary muscle contractions and investigate how contractile force changes with increasing demand. Examine the activity of antagonist muscles, see the phenomenon of coactivation and calculate nerve conduction velocity.

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+Introduction to LabChart

Learn the basics of the PowerLab Data Acquisition System and LabChart software.

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+Reflexes and reaction times

Discover the responses of reflexes and reaction times to a variety of stimuli. Elicit and quantify a knee jerk reaction, trigger the pupillary light reflex and a withdrawal reflex, and measure reaction time in reponse to a visual cue under varying conditions.

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