Introduction to the Mathematics chapter of Datalabcc's "Foundations in Data Science" series.
Primer on elementary algebra
Primer on linear algebra
Primer on systems of linear equations
Primer on calculus
How calculus relates to optimization
Big O notation
Basics of probability.
Introduction to the types of glial cells, homeostasis (influence of cerebral blood flow and influence on neurons), insulation and protection of axons (myelin sheath; nodes of Ranvier), microglia and reactions of the CNS to injury.
How does the brain learn? This lecture discusses the roles of development and adult plasticity in shaping functional connectivity.
The mechanisms behind changes in synaptic function created by learning.