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Week 3 Reflection

reflection on week 3
Congratulations on completing week 3 of Hot Topics in Medicine! This week, we learned about learning and memory. We learned about common psychiatric conditions and neurologic disorders. By recognizing the clinical features of these diseases, we hope you will know when to seek help from a healthcare provider. In the 4th and final week of Hot Topics in Medicine, Dr. Cohen will cover cancer. You will learn about the biology of cancer, how it is diagnosed, how it is treated, and lifestyle changes that can lower your risk for cancer.

Congrats, you completed week 3!

This week we focused on neuroscience. We looked at how memory and learning work on a neurological level. Then we focused on disorders and the neuroscience behind them. From depression to dementia, we looked at a wide variety of conditions! We hope you leave this week feeling equipped to explain the basic structure and function of the brain. We hope you feel confident in your ability to summarize the clinical features and management strategies for common diseases that impact brain development or function including Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, mood disorders, and autism.

As we head into the final week of this course, we will be focusing on cancer biology, a very prevalent topic in the medical world today. We hope you thoroughly enjoy this next week’s content!

Onto week 4!

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