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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
COGNITIVE PROCESSES I : BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR PSK323 Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall) 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY3
SEMESTERFifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Assistant Professor Aslıhan Gevrekci
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Understand the relationship between the information processing processes
and behavior in the brain.
2) Learn the evolutionary development of the brain.
3) Understand the effect of neural interactions in the brain on behavior.
4) Learn the influence and neural basis of emotions on behavior.
5) Learn the role of the brain in understanding themselves and their
relationships to others.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNo
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction
2nd Week Motor Control in the Brain
3rd Week Attention and The Effect of Attention on Stimuli Processing
4th Week Control of Attention in the Brain
5th Week Neural Mechanisms of Memory I
6th Week Neural Mechanisms of Memory II
7th Week Neural Basis of Language
8th Week Executive Functions' Control in the Brain
9th Week Brain and Decision Making
10th Week Brain and Emotions
11th Week Brain and Social Cognition
12th Week Evolution and Development of Brain I
13th Week Evolution and Development of Brain II
14th Week General Evaluation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING(Primary Textbook)
Purves, D., Cabeza, R., Huettel, S.A., LaBar, K.S., Platt, M.L., Woldorff, M.G.
(2013) Principles of Cognitive Neuroscience (2th Ed). Sunderland, MA: Sinauer.
(Suggested References)
Solso, R.L., MacLin, O.H., MacLin M.K. (2007) Cognitive Psychology (8th Ed.)
Boston: Pearson
* Bu derste kullanılacak temel materyaller her yıl güncellenmektedir.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term130
Quiz530
Total(%)60
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)60
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)40
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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