The Human Brain

The Human Brain

Course Number(s): 

9.11

Instructor(s): 

School(s): 

Semester: 

  • Spring 2018

Course Level: 

  • Undergraduate

Class Days/Times: 

Mon 11:00am to 12:30pm
Wed 11:00am to 12:30pm

Course Description: 

Surveys the core perceptual and cognitive abilities of the human mind and asks how these abilities are implemented in the brain. Key themes include the representations, development, connectivity, interspecies homologies, and degree of functional specificity of particular brain regions. Also emphasizes the methods available in human cognitive neuroscience, and what inferences can and cannot be drawn from each.