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School of Psychology
COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
Course unit
PRINCIPLES OF COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE (MOD. A)
PSP4068099, A.A. 2017/18

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)
PS1932, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination PRINCIPLES OF COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE (MOD. A)
Department of reference Department of General Psychology
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA

Lecturers
Teacher in charge GIUSEPPE SARTORI M-PSI/02

Integrated course for this unit
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge
PSP4068097 PRINCIPLES OF COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND NEUROIMAGING TECHNIQUES (C.I.) --

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/02 Psychobiology and Physiological Psychology 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 09/10/2017
End of activities 12/01/2018

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus

Common characteristics of the Integrated Course unit

Specific characteristics of the Module

Course unit contents: Brief history of cognitive neuroscience.
Cellular and molecular basis of cognition.
Structural and functional anatomy of cognition.
Methods in cognitive neuroscience: the contribution of neuroimaging techniques to the study of cognitive functions.
Development and plasticity .
The conscience issue.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Each topic will be introduced by the lecturer, by discussing the general issues relevant to that topic and the most interesting and recent experimental evidences reported in the literature.
Additional notes about suggested reading: - Ward, J. The Student’s Guide to Cognitive Neuroscience. Psychology Press.

Recent scientific publications will be made available during classes.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Ward J., The Student’s Guide to Cognitive Neuroscience. --: Psychology Press, --. Cerca nel catalogo