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PSYC 506 Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention (3 credits)

Offered by: Psychology (Faculty of Science)

Overview

Psychology : An introduction to cognitive properties and neural mechanisms of human attention. The material will include an overview of the history of attention research, contemporary theories of attention, the varieties of attention, behavioral and neuroimaging experimental methods, the nature of attentional dysfunctions, and the links between attention and other cognitive functions including memory and consciousness.

Terms: Winter 2015

Instructors: Jelena Ristic (Winter)

  • Fall
  • Prerequisites: PSYC 213 and PSYC 311, and one of PSYC 305 OR BIOL 373, or permission of instructor.
  • Restrictions: Open only to Psychology, Cognitive Science and Neuroscience students. Not open to students who have taken PSYC 365.