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School of Psychology
Course unit
PSP4064782, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
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 HUMAN ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY
Department of reference Department of General Psychology
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)

Teacher in charge PATRIZIA BISIACCHI M-PSI/02
Other lecturers MICHELA SARLO M-PSI/02

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

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Start of activities 26/02/2018
End of activities 01/06/2018

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
6 2018-1 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 BISIACCHI PATRIZIA (Presidente)
ANTONINI ANGELO (Membro Effettivo)
CONA GIORGIA (Membro Effettivo)
SARLO MICHELA (Membro Effettivo)
VALLESI ANTONINO (Membro Effettivo)
5 2017-1 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 BISIACCHI PATRIZIA (Presidente)
ANTONINI ANGELO (Membro Effettivo)
CONA GIORGIA (Membro Effettivo)
SARLO MICHELA (Membro Effettivo)
VALLESI ANTONINO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: No formal prerequisites for attending the course are required. However basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology of CNS are necessary.
Target skills and knowledge: The course provides an in-depth introduction to methodological, theoretical, and clinical aspects subtended in the use of human electroencephalography (EEG) as a tool to monitor online event-related human cognitive processing during the life-span and its pathological aspects. The training during the course includes a phase of direct apprehentship of electroencephalographic recordings and preliminary data analysis
Examination methods: Written and oral
Multiple choice for the written part
Power point presentation of a paper at lesson
Assessment criteria: A minimum of 50% of correct response are required to pass the examination.
Course unit contents: Module 1 (14 hours): EEG and event-related designs in Cognitive Neuroscience. It will be illustrate how eeg data can be used to disclose fine-grained processing architectures subtended in the execution of a range of cognitive tasks.
Module 2 (28 hours): EEG methods and application during the life-span and in clinical diagnosis. It will be introduced t basic technical aspects of the EEG recording and analysis techniques, and their use in clinical diagnosis.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Teaching methods will consist of lessons in class and organized practical seminars in electroencephalographic laboratories.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Students will receive further information about the selection of chapters in the manuals during the lessons.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Luck, Steven J., An Introduction to the Event-related Potential technique second edition. Cambridge(US): MIT Press, 2014. Cerca nel catalogo