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  • Neuroscience 3680 - Cognitive Neuroscience Dr. Matthew Tata
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  • -Techniques of Cognitive Neuroscience -Some functional anatomy -Vision -Attention and Executive Functions -Memory -Language -Consciousness Foundations The Brain in Action The Plan
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  • -Cognitive Neuroscience, Second Edition by Gazzaniga, Ivry and Mangun Text
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  • Evaluation Mid-Term 1 25%February 7th Mid-Term 2 25%March 13th Final 25% April 18th Project 25%Due in last class Midterms will be in-class, location of final T.B.A.
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  • Evaluation Project will be a written research proposal describing a research question, its significance, and the proposed methodologymore details in the coming weeks
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  • Grades Rounding will be by convention except when I decide otherwise!
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  • Interaction My Office hours: immediately after class Email: matthew.tata@uleth.camatthew.tata@uleth.ca Rules: 1. No emailing the night before a test 2. You must try to answer your question on your own first before emailing metrust me
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  • Interaction TA: Simon Spanswick simon.spanswick@uleth.ca email him to make an appointment
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  • Cognition = Interpreting, using and storing information by the mind What is Cognitive Neuroscience?
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  • Cognition = Interpreting, using and storing information by the mind Neuroscience = the study of the nervous system What is Cognitive Neuroscience?
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  • Cognition = Interpreting, using and storing information by the mind Neuroscience = the study of the nervous system Cognitive Neuroscience = the study of the neurobiology that underlies (creates?) cognition What is Cognitive Neuroscience?
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  • Cognition = Interpreting, using and storing information by the mind Neuroscience = the study of the nervous system Cognitive Neuroscience = the study of the neurobiology that underlies (creates?) cognition What is Cognitive Neuroscience? So why isnt all Neuroscience Cognitive Neuroscience?
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  • The Methods of Cognitive Neuroscience How many of you have heard the statement that you only use 10% of your brain?
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  • The Methods of Cognitive Neuroscience How many of you have heard the statement that you only use 10% of your brain? What do you suppose this means?
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  • The Methods of Cognitive Neuroscience How many of you have heard the statement that you only use 10% of your brain? What do you suppose this means? Is it true? How could you know?
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  • The Methods of Cognitive Neuroscience Next time: Goals and Techniques