Foundations of cognitive neuroscience

Teacher
Konstantinos Priftis
Dipartimento di Psicologia Generale
konstantinos.priftis[at]unipd.it
M-PSI/02

Aim
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.

 Syllabus
- 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
None

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

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

Location
Meeting room of HIT centre, via Luzzatti 4

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