HPS395 - Biological Psychology (Cognitive Neuroscience)


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

Cognitive Neuroscience



Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: HPS795
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour on-campus seminar per fortnight

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 2 hour online seminar per fortnight


This unit is designed to provide an advanced examination of current issues, theories, methods, and applications relevant to the area of cognitive neuroscience. The unit represents an extension of the principles introduced in HPS310 Brain, Biology and Behaviour, with a focus on both healthy brain function and clinical disorders. Topics covered include: neuroscience techniques (e.g., neuroimaging), attention, perception, executive function, movement, language, social cognition, and clinical translation.

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