PSY4307 – Fundamentals of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience
This module covers the biological factors supporting human cognition, such as behavioral genetics and epigenetics, neuro/psychopharmacology and neuroanatomy, as well as central mechanisms underlying etiological aspects of neurological and psychological disorders. Lectures will specifically focus on topics that exemplify interdisciplinary and translational aspects bridging brain anatomy, cognition, and their deviations in mental illness.
The module’s aims are twofold:
- a broad level of competence in topics relevant to the study of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience will be established, and
- the dependencies between brain anatomy, cognition, as well as neurocognitive deviations in psychopathological syndromes will be worked out.
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5 credits overlap with PSY4304 – Current issues in Cognitive Neuroscience (discontinued)
5 lectures á 2h, plus 5 tutorial seminars á 2h.
A curriculum will be provided to guide students in their self-studies.
Electronic multiple choice test (graded A-F).
The written examination is conducted in the digital examination system Inspera. You will need to familiarize yourself with the digital examination arrangements in Inspera.
Examination support material
No examination support material is allowed.
Language of examination
The examination text is given in English, and you submit your response in English.
Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.
Explanations and appeals
Withdrawal from an examination
It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.
Special examination arrangements
Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.
The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.