Psychology (Cognitive Science) OpenCourseWare: A Free Bachelor Level Psychology Course by UC Berkeley

Published Feb 10, 2009

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Audio lectures for 'Cognitive Neuroscience,' a course exploring the roots of this interdisciplinary field, are provided as free OpenCourseWare by the University of California - Berkeley. This undergraduate course is part of the Psychology program at the UC Berkeley. Prior knowledge of cognitive psychology is helpful but not required.

Cognitive Neuroscience: Course Specifics

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Cognitive Neuroscience: Course Specifics

The 'Cognitive Neuroscience' course offered by UC Berkeley explores this discipline, which combines neurology, neuroscience, cognitive psychology and computer modeling. Lectures, presented by Professor Richard Ivry, explore questions such as, 'what components are involved when humans engage in speech communication?' The first series of lectures focus on diagnostic methods and technologies, like brain imaging. Subsequent lectures deal with more specific topics, including perception, motor control, language and memory. This undergraduate course, offered through the Department of Psychology, is appropriate for any student with an interest in psychology or neurology.

The OpenCourseWare for this class includes 26 lectures in a downloadable audio format. If you are interested in taking this course or learning more, visit the cognitive neuroscience course page.

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