Jul 10, 2020  
2018-2019 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2018/Spring 2019) 
    
2018-2019 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2018/Spring 2019) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NEUR 354 - Cognitive Neuroscience

4 credits
This course examines the mechanisms by which the nervous system supports higher mental functions, with a focus on how neural structures represent and transform information. The course draws on a variety of disciplines including cognitive psychology, neurobiology, computer science, linguistics, and philosophy. Discussion topics include perception, attention, memory, language, executive function, emotion, development, social cognition, consciousness, and neuroethics. Course activities will expose students to a variety of empirical research techniques, such as functional neuroimaging, single-neuron electrophysiology, and electroencephalography, commonly employed in cognitive neuroscience research. Prerequisite: PSYC 211, NEUR 210 OR permission of instructor. Same as: PSYC 354 .



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