Cognitive Neuroscience (in English) -20

lv 19-20

Periods 3 and 4:
Wednesdays 15.01. - 29.04.2020, 12 video-conferencing lectures 12:15 - 13:00 
(not 26.02., 04.03., 08.04., 15.04.)

  • Learning outcomes: After the course the student has broader and deeper insight and knowledge (compared to the introductory course) of neural mechanisms of cognitive processes and methods for studying them.
  • Contents: Lectures will cover different research topics and methodology in cognitive neuroscience. The course consists of specialist lectures via online video and local lectures - more information about local lectures from your teacher. 
  • Preceding studies - recommended: Introduction to Cognitive Psychology and Neuropsychology
  • Teachers, responsible:
    University of Helsinki/Petri Paavilainen
    University of Eastern Finland/Hanna Lahtinen
    University of Jyväskylä/Markku Penttonen
    Tampere University/Jari Hietanen
    University of Turku and Oulu/Heikki Hämäläinen
  • 45 min expert lecture by video-transmission. The video-lectures can be viewed afterwards on Moniviestin/Tampere University
  • More information: HelsinkiEastern Finland, Jyväskylä, Tampere, Turku
  • Universities have moved to distance learning - Teaching delivered remotely starting from Monday 16 March - more information: Helsinki, Eastern Finland, Jyväskylä, Tampere, Turku, Oulu
  • The lectures 18.03. - 29.04. viewable only on Moniviestin.
Date/time pm/ 12:15-13 Topic  Lecture material
15.01. Neural mechanisms of consciousness/Antti Revonsuo, University of Turku 150120_2slides
22.01. Neurocognitive asymmetry and executive functions/Heikki Hämäläinen, University of Turku 220120_2slides
29.01. The Cognitive Neuroscience of music/Teppo Särkämö, University of Helsinki 290120_2slides
05.02. Motor cognition/Lari Vainio, University of Helsinki 050220_2slides
12.02. The executive brain/Juha Salmitaival, University of Turku   120220_2slides
19.02. Learning and memory: Plasticity in neurons and neuronal networks/Markku Penttonen, University of Jyväskylä 190220_2slides
26.02. & 04.03. No video lectures (breaks between the periods)  
11.03. Perceptual learning: research examples from the field of auditory cognitive neuroscience/Piia Astikainen, University of Jyväskylä 110320_2slides
18.03. Sleep: an introduction to mechanims and functions/Erkki Kronholm, National Institute for Health and Welfare/University of Turku 180320_2slides
25.03. Language and brain/Paavo Leppänen, University of Jyväskylä  250320_2slides
01.04. Social neuroscience/Jari Hietanen, Tampere University 010420_2slides
08.04. & 15.04. Easter break  
22.04. Emotions/Mikko Peltola, Tampere University 220420_2slides
29.04. Cognitive neuroscience of memory/Mika Koivisto, University of Turku 290420_2slides