Course Evaluation Customization Form

Viewing: PSYCH 149S, section 01


Term: 1198 - 1198
Instructor: Birman, Fernandez

Learning Goals

After taking this course you should be able to...
...demonstrate a deeper understanding of the brain regions involved in generating a pattern of muscle contractions and how these represent motor movements

How well did you achieve this learning goal in this course?


After taking this course you should be able to...
...explain how error correction processes in the basal ganglia and cerbellum modify neural activity during motor skill learning and action execution.

How well did you achieve this learning goal in this course?


After taking this course you should be able to...
...describe how pain signals ascend into the brain and are processed, and how these act as feedback to the internal and peripheral motor systems.

How well did you achieve this learning goal in this course?


After taking this course you should be able to...
...describe how perceptions of fear are processed, and how these act as feedback from peripheral and internal systems to modulate and influence motor function.

How well did you achieve this learning goal in this course?


(only applicable if you took part in the optional rock climbing portion)

After taking this course you should be able to...
...demonstrate the techniques and physical movement necessary for indoor rock climbing (balance, static + dynamic movement, injury prevention)

How well did you achieve this learning goal in this course?


(only applicable if you took part in the optional rock climbing portion)

After taking this course you should be able to...
...understand and practice the technical skills necessary for safe indoor rock climbing (belaying for top-rope climbing, rappelling)

How well did you achieve this learning goal in this course?


Course Elements

How useful to you were the in-class discussions?


How useful to you was the group project?


How useful to you were the lectures?


How useful to you were the online writing exercises?


How useful to you was/were the Rock climbing gym (please only respond if you participated)?


Additional Questions

Do you feel that this course has well prepared you for taking advanced neuroscience classes where you discuss primary literature?


How well do you think the course succeeded at using rock climbing to frame the study of the motor neuroscience literature (which rarely actually involves studying climbing, directly)?


If you have any open-ended comments about the course goals, structure, or organization, please write them here. We plan to run this course again in the future and we promise to take every word you write into account!



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