This unit provides intermediate level coverage of material introduced in Brain and Behaviour (PSY112) and Psychological Processes (PSY125). Lectures will extend upon introductory material related to the biological basis of behaviour, including the structure and function of the nervous system, how we sense and perceive information, and how we monitor and control our actions. Neuroscience will be balanced with cognitive theories to cover topics such as attention, learning and memory, emotion, cognitive control, and language. Practical classes provide hands-on demonstrations and exercises related to lecture topics. Students develop their understanding of behavioural and cognitive neuroscience, and further develop their skills in critically reviewing research literature, analysing and interpreting data, and reporting findings from psychological research.
|Unit name||Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Psychological Sciences
Assoc Prof Luke Johnson
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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PSY112 and (PSY211 or KHA201)
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
1 x 2-hour lecture weekly
1 x 2-hour practical weekly.
Tests and Quizzes (20%), Written Assignment (30%), Final exam (2hr, 50%).
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