The Human Brain

The Human Brain
Course Number(s): 
9.13, (9.11)
Instructor(s): 

Semester: 

  • Spring 2019

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 are implemented in the brain. Key themes include the functional organization of the cortex, as well as the representations and computations, developmental origins, and degree of functional specificity of particular cortical regions. Emphasizes the methods available in human cognitive neuroscience, and what inferences can and cannot be drawn from each.