This is an advanced level elective unit
Cognitive neuroscience utilises a range of scientific techniques to examine the link between the neural organisation of the brain and various cognitive functions, such as how we think, feel and act. This unit builds on the intermediate material covered in KHA208 (Cognition) and KHA258 (Behavioural Neuroscience). The lectures will balance cognitive theory with neuroscientific evidence and will cover topics such as perception, attention, motor control, learning and memory, hemispheric lateralisation, emotion, and language.
Compulsory practical classes will build on topics covered in lectures through interactive activities and demonstrations, and students will practice advanced research skills, including the analysis, interpretation and write up of experimental research.
|Unit name||Cognitive Neuroscience|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Dr Allison Matthews
Dr Jason Satel
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,354.00||010913|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
KHA208 and KHA258
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
One 2-hr lecture and One 2-hr lab class weekly (13 wks)
2-hr Written Exam (40%), Research Report totalling 2000 words (30%), In-Class Written Test (25%), Research Engagement (5%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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