Foundations of cognitive neuroscience

Konstantinos Priftis
Dipartimento di Psicologia Generale

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the topic of Cognitive neurosciences. An initial definition of the field will be followed by a journey in the domain of Neuropsychology, defined as the study of the effects of brain lesions on human mental processes and behavior.

- Brief introduction to Cognitive neurosciences
- Models of mental functions in the brain
-  Methods and techniques in Cognitive neurosciences
- Branches and fields of Cognitive neurosciences
- Definition of Neuropsychology
- Branches of Neuropsychology
- Neuropsychology and other disciplines
- Examples of neuropsychological disorders

 Course requirements

Examination modality
Students will study and comment on a scientific paper, selected in agreement with the teacher

Course material, enrollment and last minute notifications
Made available by the teacher at this Moodle address

6 Feb 2019, 9:00-13:00
13 Feb 2019, 9:00-13:00
20 Feb 2019, 11:00-13:00

Meeting room of HIT centre, via Luzzatti 4

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