PSYCOBIOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY II
cod. 1004927

Academic year 2022/23
1° year of course - Second semester
Professor
- Leonardo FOGASSI
Academic discipline
Psicobiologia e psicologia fisiologica (M-PSI/02)
Field
Scienze umane e psicopedagogiche
Type of training activity
Characterising
21 hours
of face-to-face activities
3 credits
hub: -
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: GENERAL PHYSIOLOGY AND PSYCHOBIOLOGY

Learning objectives

The aim of the course is that of providing the main elements for the understanding of the neurophysiological and neuropsychological aspects of some complex brain functions

Prerequisites

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Course unit content

Description of the neurophysiological and neuropsychological mechanisms underlying some high order brain functions

Full programme

High order visual functions: motion and shape processing. Neurophysiological and neuropsychological mechanisms of praxis, learning and memory, phylogenetic, ontogentic and neuropsychological aspects of language; physiology of emotions.

Bibliography

Some chapters from:
Kandel et al. Principi di neuroscienze. IV ed. italiana Ed. Ambrosiana.
Pinel e Barnes. Psicobiologia. Ed. EDRA

Teaching methods

Frontal lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination.

Other information

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