Cognitive Neuroscience

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Course Number




N. Koven

Course Long Title

Cognitive Neuroscience

Cross Listed Courses


This course explores how the neurological organization of the brain influences the way people think and act. Particular emphasis is given to the brain systems that support object recognition, spatial processing, attention, language, memory, and executive functions. Students also investigate clinical syndromes and unusual cognitive phenomena. A wide range of research techniques is introduced, including positron emission topography, functional magnetic resonance imaging, diffusion tensor imaging, neuropsychological assessment, event-related potentials, magnetoencephalography, and transcranial magnetic stimulation. Prerequisite(s): NS/PY 160 or 200 or 363 or PSYC 215, 222, or 230.

Writing Credit

No writing credit

Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(Psychology: Biological)

INDS Program Relationship

IDNS - NRSC Program

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Class Restriction

Exclude First Years