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Cognitive Neuroscience, Short Course

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  • 12 days
    Duration
University rank #60 (ARWU) Aarhus, Denmark
The Cognitive Neuroscience course at Aarhus University introduces basic neuroanatomy, functional imaging techniques, and behavioural measures of cognition, and discusses methods by which inferences about the brain bases of cognition are made. We consider evidence from patients with neurological diseases and from normal human participants.  
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Overview

The Interdisciplinary Summer School on Cognitive Neuroscience

Cognitive neuroscience is an emerging interdisciplinary field of study related to the neural substrate of mental processes. It is at the intersection of cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and neuroscience, combining theories of cognitive psychology with modern neuroscience methodologies. 

The objective of the Cognitive Neuroscience course at Aarhus University is to give students:

  • an understanding of modern theories of brain organization and functioning and how these relate to cognitive processes in both healthy and pathological populations
  • knowledge of the bi-directional relationship between psychosocial factors and diseases
  • insight into mechanisms of various diseases
  • an in-depth understanding of the strengths and shortcomings of a wide variety of approaches in the investigation of brain-cognition processes

Learning objectives

At the end of the course the students will be able to:

  • Present and discuss theoretical backgrounds of cognitive psychology and neuroscience and their relationship
  • Describe common research methods within the field of cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and neuroscience.  
  • Evaluate findings within the field of cognitive psychology and neuroscience.
  • Critically review scientific publications dealing with cognitive neuroscience.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 days
    • Duration description

      6 July - 17 July

  • Credits
    5 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Cognitive neuroscience is an emerging interdisciplinary field of study related to the neural substrate of mental processes.
  •  It is at the intersection of cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and neuroscience, combining theories of cognitive psychology with modern neuroscience methodologies. 

Lecturers

Michael Winterdahl

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    83

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    560

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General Requirements

Course specific:

  • 3-4 years studies within medicine or other related education. 
General:
  • Exchange students: nomination from your home university
  • Freemovers: documentation for English Langauge proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1313 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1313 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 days.
  • EU/EEA

    584 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 584 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 days.
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Exchange students: No Fee 

Living costs for Aarhus

  • 6639 - 10060 DKK/month
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