PS 346 Cognitive Neuroscience (3)
Cognitive Neuroscience will provide an examination of the theories, practice, and application in numerous areas of this field. These areas include attention, memory, schemas, concept learning, metacognition, problem-solving, reasoning, judgment, decision-making, and creativity. This course will highlight how neural mechanisms are responsible for complex mental activities. The most current brain scanning methods will be discussed. In addition, structural damage to the brain, hormonal and chemical imbalances, and specific diseases will be explored. Rehabilitation and treatment options will be covered. Formerly PS 446.
Prerequisites: PS 101S.