PSYC215-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024

Introductory Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 28 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 September 2024

Description

This course will introduce the disciplines of cognitive and behavioural neuroscience in addition to covering relevant aspects of developmental neuroscience and neuropharmacology. We will cover how the brain develops and changes with sensory inputs and experiences as we learn and update information, navigate the environment, make decisions, and produce actions. Different neuroscience techniques will be introduced, and we will reflect on how changes in perceptual processing, as well as our genetics and environment influence our brain development. This course will also cover the regulations associated with the ethical treatment and welfare of animal models and humans involved in neuroscience research.

Prerequisites

P: PSYC105 and PSYC106
RP: PSYC107 or ARTS102

Restrictions

PSYC333

Recommended Preparation

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 15:00 - 16:00 K1 Lecture Theatre
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 11:00 - 12:00 Haere-roa 118 Ngaio Marsh Theatre
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 15:00 Jack Erskine 001 Computer Lab
22 Jul - 18 Aug
16 Sep - 6 Oct
02 Tuesday 09:00 - 11:00 Rehua 427 Technology Workshop
22 Jul - 18 Aug
16 Sep - 6 Oct
03 Tuesday 11:00 - 13:00 Beatrice Tinsley 112
22 Jul - 18 Aug
16 Sep - 6 Oct
04 Tuesday 13:00 - 15:00 Ernest Rutherford 225
22 Jul - 18 Aug
16 Sep - 6 Oct
05 Tuesday 16:00 - 18:00 Rehua 427 Technology Workshop
22 Jul - 18 Aug
16 Sep - 6 Oct
06 Wednesday 09:00 - 11:00 Rehua 008 Computer Lab
22 Jul - 18 Aug
16 Sep - 6 Oct
07 Wednesday 11:00 - 13:00 Ernest Rutherford 460
22 Jul - 18 Aug
16 Sep - 6 Oct
08 Friday 11:00 - 13:00 Jack Erskine 315
22 Jul - 18 Aug
16 Sep - 6 Oct
09 Wednesday 13:00 - 15:00 Ernest Rutherford 460
22 Jul - 18 Aug
16 Sep - 6 Oct
10 Wednesday 15:00 - 17:00 Jack Erskine 445
22 Jul - 18 Aug
16 Sep - 6 Oct

Course Coordinator

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing Head of Department

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Exam 45%
Mid-semester test 30%
Lab work and reports 15%
Regulations for ethics and welfare report 5%
Weekly quizzes on lecture content 5%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $978.00

International fee $4,988.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing .

All PSYC215 Occurrences

  • PSYC215-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024
  • PSYC215-24S2 (D) Semester Two 2024 (Distance)