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CS92PROD
Cognitive Neuroscience

PSYC 225
Spring 2021
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: NS&B 225
Course Cluster and Certificates: Health Studies

This course provides an introduction to cognitive neuroscience--the study of how the brain enables the mind. We will begin with an overview of the neural substrates of cognition and the tools for understanding the structure and function of the human brain. Then we will cover neural processes that support sensory perception and attention, memory, motor control, language, executive control, and emotional and social functioning. We will also discuss mechanisms of brain evolution, development, and repair, and their implications for various diseases and disorders.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM NS&B
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: PSYC105 OR [NS&B213 or BIOL213 or PSYC240]
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIS)(EDST-MN)(EDST)(NS&B)(PSYC)(SISP)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on NOV-29-2020
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