Foundations of cognitive neuroscience

Teacher
Sara Mondini
Fi.S.P.P.A. Dept., University of Padua
sara.mondini[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 short journey in the domain of Neuropsychology, defined as the study of the effects of brain lesions on human mental processes and behavior.

Syllabus
- Introduction to Cognitive neurosciences
- Definition of Neuropsychology

- Branches of Neuropsychology
- Neuropsychology and other disciplines

- Examples of neuropsychological disorders

Course requirements
None

Introductory reading
Ward, J. (2020). The Student's Guide to Cognitive Neuroscience (4th Edition).

Examination modality
Multiple choice exam during the last 15’ of the course.

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

Schedule
22 Feb 2021, 10:30-12:30
23 Feb 2021, 10:30-12:30
24 Feb 2021, 10:30-12:30
25 Feb 2021, 10:30-12:30
26 Feb 2021, 10:30-12:30

Location
Zoom; the link is in the Moodle page of the course.

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