Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
To provide a theoretical and practical introduction to the multidisciplinary area of cognitive, clinical and social neuroscience.
The course will treat modern techniques and recent data that relate mental processes to brain functions. Techniques that will be covered are EEG, MEG, MRI, lesions. Mental functions that will be studied include perception, memory, emotion, consciousness, and social cognition. The aim of the course is to provide a sound basis for the master program.
Lectures, computer practicals and literature study.
TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
Written examination, multiple choice questions (80%).
Practical exam analyzing EEG and/or MRI data (20%).
Some background in psychology and biology is recommended.A background in psychology, biology, or medicine is highly recommended.
RECOMMENDED BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE
Biological and Cognitive Psychology
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