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The Brain and Cognitive Sciences II, Spring 2002
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The Brain and Cognitive Sciences II, Spring 2002

Second half of intensive survey of brain and behavioral studies for first-year ... (more)

Second half of intensive survey of brain and behavioral studies for first-year graduate students. Topics include: perception, attention, working memory, recognition and recall, categorization, language, and thought. Topics covered from behavioral, computational, and neural perspectives. (less)

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Kanwisher, Nancy
The Brain and Cognitive Sciences II, Spring 2006
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The Brain and Cognitive Sciences II, Spring 2006

This class is the second half of an intensive survey of cognitive ... (more)

This class is the second half of an intensive survey of cognitive science for first-year graduate students. Topics include visual perception, language, memory, cognitive architecture, learning, reasoning, decision-making, and cognitive development. Topics covered are from behavioral, computational, and neural perspectives. (less)

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Tenenbaum, Joshua
Cognitive Processes, Spring 2004
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Cognitive Processes, Spring 2004

An introduction to human information processing and learning; topics include the nature ... (more)

An introduction to human information processing and learning; topics include the nature of mental representation and processing; the architecture of memory; pattern recognition; attention; imagery and mental codes; concepts and prototypes; reasoning and problem solving. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Potter, Mary C.
Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex
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Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex

Professor Philip Shaw outlines the main functions of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, ... (more)

Professor Philip Shaw outlines the main functions of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, which include planning, attention, and working memory. (less)

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Life Science
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Caren Gough TITLE
Danielle Sixsmith NOTE;ENCODING=QUOTED-PRINTABLE
David Micklos (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory;DNA Learning Center X-AUDIENCE)
John Connolly (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory;DNA Learning Center X-AUDIENCE)
Laura Maitland (Mepham High School TITLE)
Mary Colvard TITLE
The Emergence of Non-Match-to-Sample Behavior in the Developing Rat Pup
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The Emergence of Non-Match-to-Sample Behavior in the Developing Rat Pup

This resource describes a behavioral neuroscience laboratory exercise. It focuses on the ... (more)

This resource describes a behavioral neuroscience laboratory exercise. It focuses on the study of the emergence of spatial non-match-to-sample behavior (NMTS) in the developing rat. Discussion questions are included that will assist in the encouragement of students to analyze the rat pup behaviors structurally, functionally and developmentally. (less)

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Alan G. Gittis (Westminster College;)
Human Memory and Learning, Fall 2002
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Human Memory and Learning, Fall 2002

Surveys the literature on the cognitive and neural organization of human memory ... (more)

Surveys the literature on the cognitive and neural organization of human memory and learning. Includes consideration of working memory and executive control, episodic and semantic memory, and implicit forms of memory. Emphasizes integration of cognitive theory with recent insights from functional neuroimaging (e.g., fMRI and PET). Alternate years. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Wagner, Anthony
Neural Basis of Learning and Memory, Fall 2007
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Neural Basis of Learning and Memory, Fall 2007

This course highlights the interplay between cellular and molecular storage mechanisms and ... (more)

This course highlights the interplay between cellular and molecular storage mechanisms and the cognitive neuroscience of memory, with an emphasis on human and animal models of hippocampal mechanisms and function. Class sessions include lectures and discussion of papers. (less)

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Corkin, Suzanne
Neural Structures and Schizophrenia
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Neural Structures and Schizophrenia

Professor David Lewis discusses how the diversity of symptoms in schizophrenia is ... (more)

Professor David Lewis discusses how the diversity of symptoms in schizophrenia is reflected in the diversity of genetic and neural causes of the disorder. (less)

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Life Science
Social Sciences
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
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Amy Nisselle REV
Caren Gough TITLE
Danielle Sixsmith NOTE;ENCODING=QUOTED-PRINTABLE
David Micklos (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory;DNA Learning Center X-AUDIENCE)
John Connolly (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory;DNA Learning Center X-AUDIENCE)
Laura Maitland (Mepham High School TITLE)
Mary Colvard TITLE
Neurology, Neuropsychology, and Neurobiology of Aging, Spring 2005
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Neurology, Neuropsychology, and Neurobiology of Aging, Spring 2005

Lectures and discussions explore the clinical, behavioral, and molecular aspects of brain ... (more)

Lectures and discussions explore the clinical, behavioral, and molecular aspects of brain aging processes in humans. Topics include: loss of memory and other cognitive abilitites in normal aging; neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. Based on lectures, readings taken from the primary literature, and discussions. Students are expected to present topics based on their readings. One written mid-term test and one final examination. Alternate years. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Corkin, Suzanne
Ingram, Vernon
Parkinson's Disease Workshop, Summer 2006
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Parkinson's Disease Workshop, Summer 2006

Parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive, degenerative disease of the central nervous ... (more)

Parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive, degenerative disease of the central nervous system that produces movement disorders and changes in executive functions, working memory, visuospatial functions, and internal control of attention in affected cognitive areas. It is named after James Parkinson (1755-1824), an English neurologist who studied the disease. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Corkin, Suzanne
Psycholinguistics, Spring 2005
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Psycholinguistics, Spring 2005

Central topics in language processing. The structure of language. Sentence processing. Discourse ... (more)

Central topics in language processing. The structure of language. Sentence processing. Discourse processing. Morphological processing. The storage and access of words in the mental dictionary. Speech processing. The relationship between the computational resources available in working memory and the language processing mechanism. Ambiguity resolution. Discussion of computational modeling, including connectionist models. The relationship between language and thought. Issues in language acquisition including critical period phenomena, the acquisition of speech, and the acquisition of words. Experimental methodologies such as self-paced reading, eye-tracking, cross-modal priming, and neural imaging methods. (less)

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Science and Technology
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M.I.T.
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Author:
Gibson, Edward Albert Fletcher
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