Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

NSM 709 Foundations of Cognitive Science(GNA)

3 hours; 3 credits. Experimental techniques, methodological paradigms, and prevailing theories concerning brain function and behavior. The study of perception, language, and memory and their association with underlying brain function, with attention to neural imaging techniques such as MRI, PET, SPECT, EEG, and MEG, which provide new approaches for investigating brain-behavior relationships. The neuralanatomical and neuralphysiological properties that underlie cognitive functions such as perception, imagery, language, memory, and attention. Research from classical cognitive psychology, neuropsychology (i.e., lesion studies), and functional brain imaging. Prerequisites: NSM 701 and NSM 702.