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
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Course unit content
Description of the neurophysiological and neuropsychological mechanisms underlying some high order brain functions
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.
Some chapters from:
Kandel et al. Principi di neuroscienze. IV ed. italiana Ed. Ambrosiana.
Pinel e Barnes. Psicobiologia. Ed. EDRA