Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience

PSY 217

The biological bases of higher brain function, including perception, attention, memory, language, emotion, executive functions and consciousness. Emphasis on human brain function at the macroscopic network-level, and the current theories and controversies in this rapidly growing field. Course is not recommended for first years. Prerequisite (one of the following): Neuroscience 101 or 102/Psychology 106 or 107, or Psychology 102, or Psychology 275/Neuroscience 201/Biology 224, or Neurobiology 195FS/Neuroscience 195FS, or Neurobiology 193FS/Psychology 193FS/Neuroscience 193FS, or permission of instructor.


Prerequisite: Neuroscience 101/Psychology 106 or Neuroscience 102/Psychology 107 or Psychology 102 or Neuroscience 201/Psychology 275/Biology 224 or Neurobiology 195FS/Neuroscience 195FS

Curriculum Codes
  • NS
Cross-Listed As
  • NEUROSCI 217
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring