PSY 451/551 Cognitive Neuroscience (3) MPT

Presents the modern science of understanding mechanisms of the mind in which cognitive theory is integrated with neuropsychological and neuroscientific evidence. Topics include the cognitive and biological bases of perception, attention, memory, language, hemispheric specialization, executive function, imagery, and consciousness. Techniques of cognitive science such as brain imaging (MRI, PET, ERP), the study of patient populations, and computational analyses will be integrated with content of the course.

Prerequisites: BIO 305 or PSY 294 and one of the following: (PSY 251, 271, 273).

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