Methods in Cognition and Brain Research
Methods in Cognition and Brain Research 2022-23
School Of Human And Behavioural Sciences
Module - Semester 1
One part of the module will provide specific examples in selected areas of cognition and neuroscience, including patient studies, psychophysics, MRI, EEG and TMS. This part is composed of guest lectures presenting one or more research methods in cognition and brain. The second part of the module aims to provide in-depth analysis of specific topics within the area of psychology and neuroscience, highlighting the different methods. This part includes students’ evaluation and writing about one selected topic in cognition and brain.
-threshold - (C) Adequate answer to the question, largely based on lecture material. No real development of arguments. -good - (B) Reasonably comprehensive coverage. Well organised and structured. Good understanding of the material. -excellent - (A) Comprehensive and accurate coverage of the area clarity of argument and expression. Depth of insight into theoretical issues
- Able to critically evaluate the strengths and limitations of different research techniques used to study brain-behaviour relationships
- Able to discuss and evaluate current models and empirical findings in selective topics in cognition and brain.
- Able to succinctly summarise specific topics in writing.
Wikipedia Project. Students select a topic related to cognition and brain, to write a wikipedia page on.
Discussion Leading - presentations. Student present their wikipedia project.