Cognitive Neuroscience

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Cognitive Neuroscience

  • Host University

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Location

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Area of Study

    Neuroscience

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    COURSE OBJECTIVE
    To provide a theoretical and practical introduction to the multidisciplinary area of cognitive, clinical and social neuroscience.

    COURSE CONTENT
    The course will treat modern techniques and recent data that relate mental processes to brain functions. Techniques that will be covered are EEG, MEG, MRI, lesions. Mental functions that will be studied include perception, memory, emotion, consciousness, and social cognition. The aim of the course is to provide a sound basis for the master program.

    TEACHING METHODS
    Lectures, computer practicals and literature study.

    TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
    Written examination, multiple choice questions (80%).
    Practical exam analyzing EEG and/or MRI data (20%).

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Some background in psychology and biology is recommended.A background in psychology, biology, or medicine is highly recommended.

    RECOMMENDED BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE
    Biological and Cognitive Psychology

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