Please note that this course was previously offered as PSYC 27.
In 21W, Remote with synchronous components in the C block, Caroline Robertson
Cognitive neuroscience is a multidisciplinary academic field that involves psychology, neuroscience, computer science, biomedical engineering, and philosophy. Methods employed in cognitive neuroscience include experimental paradigms from psychophysics, functional neuroimaging, electrophysiology, cognitive genomics and behavioral genetics. Theoretical approaches include computational neuroscience and cognitive modeling. This course will discuss about neural underpinnings of various mental phenomena including perception, attention, memory, language, the control of action, emotion, intelligence, and consciousness. It aims to provide necessary background knowledge in cognitive neuroscience to students who are interested in related scientific frontiers.
Approved course for the Neuroscience major/minor.
Prerequisite: PSYC 1 or PSYC 6.