Fiches de cours 2017-2018

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Neurosciences III : behavioral and cognitive neuroscience

BIO-483

Lecturer(s) :

Blanke Olaf
Herzog Michael
Sandi Perez Maria del Carmen

Language:

English

Summary

The goal is to guide students into the essential topics of Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience. The challenge for the student in this course is to integrate the diverse knowledge acquired from those levels of analysis into a more or less coherent understanding of brain structure and function.

Content

Pathways into the visual brain

Perception and encoding

Attention and selective perception

Perception and consciousness

Understanding statistics

Stress and emotion

Learning and memory

Neurobiological mechanisms of memory

Emotional influences on cognitive functions

Psychiatric disorders

Structural and functional cortical neuroanatomy

Somatosensory perception and parietal cortex in human and non-human primates

Multisensory perception and parietal and premotor cortex in human and non-human primates

Perception and representation of visual space in the right hemisphere

Selected neurological disorders and human brain imaging

Bodily self-consciousness

 

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Neuroscience I and II

Recommended courses

Bachelor

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

Courses ex cathedra based on discussion forums

Assessment methods

Written exam

Resources

Bibliography

Purves D et al. Principles of Cognitive Neuroscience. 2008. Sinauer Associates: Sunderland, MA.

Gazzaniga MS. Cognitive Neuroscience. 2008 (3rd. Ed.) W. W. Norton & Company.

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German