2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
    Oct 25, 2021  
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 375 - Cognitive Neuroscience


Cognitive neuroscience is an interdisciplinary field - drawing from chemistry, biology, medicine, neuroscience, psychology and philosophy - that explores the relationship between the mind and the brain. The scope of this course is broad, focusing on brain mechanisms for such diverse processes as sensation and perception, attention, memory, emotion, language, and consciousness. Students read primary journal articles on case studies from the clinical literature of patients with localized brain damage and reports from the experimental and neuroimaging literature on the effects of invasive and noninvasive manipulations in normal subjects. Mind-brain relationships are considered in the context of cognitive theories, evolutionary comparisons, and human development.

Credits: 1.00
Crosslisted: NEUR 375  
Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: (NEUR 170  or PSYC 275 )
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Recommended: PSYC 200  
Area of Inquiry: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Liberal Arts CORE: None


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