PSYINT2 Cognitive neuroscience I 5 op
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Degree Programme in Psychology
Psychology
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Yhteiskunta- ja kulttuuritieteiden yksikkö
Curricula 2015 – 2017
PSYINT2 Cognitive neuroscience I 5 ECTS

General description

A book exam and three written essays. For the topics of the essays, please, contact the person in charge of the course.

Learning outcomes

Students will become familiar with the history, research topics, basic concepts, and research methods of cognitive psychology and neuropsychology. Students will know more about the structure and nature of information processes related to perception and attention and they will also have the basic knowledge of neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and the function of the sensory systems.

Contents

A closer look at the functions of different sensory and motor systems as well as the cognitive and
neurological processes related to perception and attention. Students will study the structure, functions and development of the brain, as well as the research methods employed in investigating brain functions.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In English
Essay 
In English

General written exam and three written essays.
A book exam on electronic exam.
Returning of the essays will be agreed upon with the person in charge of the course.

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

1. Purves, Brannon, Cabeza, Huettel, LaBar, Platt & Woldorff, Principles of cognitive neuroscience. Sinauer 2008, Chapters 1-12 and Appendix

Belongs to following study modules

Yhteiskuntatieteiden tiedekunta
2018–2019
Teaching
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Yhteiskuntatieteiden tiedekunta