NEPTUN Biography



LAUREN MACLACHLAN, Neuroscience major from NJ




Major: Behavioral Neuroscience

College/Employer: NEU

Year of Graduation: 2020

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Past Classes

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This is Your Brain on Drugs in Splash Spring 2018
AKA: Neuropsychopharmacology We're going to cover and discuss a variety of potential topics relating to drugs (illicit and prescription) - their effects on behavior, their action in the brain, and even societal implications agents can have. If there are any questions you might have in particular, feel free to write them down on a 3x5 card and bring it with you! I keep about a third of the class open for questions.


Psychiatric and Neurological Disorder in Splash Spring 2018
We're going to cover a variety of topics related to both psychiatric and neurological disorder. Potential topics may include: History of abnormal psychology (Hint: demons and drilling holes in heads) What is schizophrenia and why does it happen? Tasting sounds and hearing color Why do amputees feel pain in limbs that aren't there? Dissociative identity disorder: Having multiple personalities at once Phineas Gage and HM (Or: How to survive a rod through the brain and how to remember when you forget everything)


This is Your Brain on Drugs in Splash Waterfall 2017
AKA: Psychopharmacology We're going to cover and discuss a variety of potential topics relating to drugs (illicit and prescription) - their effects on behavior, their action in the brain, and even societal implications agents can have. If there are any questions you might have in particular, feel free to write them down on a 3x5 card and bring it with you!