15 Credits AUTUMN


Pre-requisites: No


Aims/Description: The module provides an overview of the fundamental issues in cognitive neuroscience and its contributory disciplines. The approach taken is in terms of its development over the past 50 years, providing an overview of the key concepts in the information processing approach and in cognitive science, followed by an analysis of the advances that have been made recently using cognitive neuroscience techniques. Topics include: fundamental issues in cognition (memory, attention, learning, language). Theoretical approaches including cognitive neuropsychology, symbolic and sub-symbolic modelling, and methodological issues.

Restrictions on availability: This unit can accept a total of up to 45 students, subject to space and resource limitations.

Staff Contact: Prof Rod Nicolson
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Assessment: Formal Exam

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