Five College Consortium

Cognitive Neuroscience

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Psychology
Course Number: 
246
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
Cognitive psychologists investigate the features and functions of the human mind through behavioral techniques; neuroscientists explore the physiology of the human brain. Cognitive Neuroscience lies at the intersection of these disciplines, and asks questions like: How are memories represented in the brain? Is our brain pre-prepared to learn language and if so, how? How does the average human brain still outperform most face recognition software? This course explores the cognitive and neural processes that support vision, attention, language, memory, and music. It introduces basic neuroanatomy, functional imaging techniques, and behavioral measures of cognition.
Comments: 
Prereq: PSYCH-100 or NEURO-100.
Variable Credit Comments: 
This course counts in the cognitive or biol bases area of the psychology major.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
102926

Course Sections

Cognitive Neuroscience
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Mara Breen mbreen@mtholyoke.edu MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Reese 302