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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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PSYC 4600 - Cognition and the Brain

Perception and thought are considered in terms of processes represented in the brain. The localization and lateralization of function are examined, drawing upon research on the behavioral effects of brain damage as well as brain-imaging studies and other approaches. Examples of topics include object recognition, memory, language, emotion, spatial ability, and motor processes.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: PSYC 1200.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Credit Hours: 4

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