HPS395 - Cognitive Neuroscience


2022 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

One of HPS205 or HPS310



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Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour seminar (campus) per fortnight

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 2 hour seminar (online) per fortnight


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery


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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