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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
EMOTION AND ATTENTION PSK428 ------- 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITElective Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY-
SEMESTER-------
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Instructor İlknur Dilekler
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Gain knowledge about the theories of emotion and attention.
2) Gain knowledge about the processing of visual perception
3) Gain knowledge about the emotional and attentional networks in the brain.
4) Learn how attentional and emotional networks are actually inseparable.
5) Learn how important to look at the brain functioning in terms of networks rather than neurons.
6) Gain skill to look at the brain and its functions from a very recent and different point of view.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNo
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction
2nd Week Amygdala: It's not only about emotions
3rd Week Affective visual perception
4th Week Multiple Waves Model of visual perception
5th Week Attention
6th Week Affect & Emotion
7th Week Attention & Emotion coming together
8th Week Prefrontal Cortex: Where emotion and cognition interact
9th Week Role of Motivation
10th Week Dual Competition Model
11th Week Networks matter
12th Week Functional Connectivity
13th Week Neural Correlates of Emotion and Cognition
14th Week Integration and review session
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGPessoa, L. (2013). The Cognitive-emtional brain: From interactions to integration. The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers,Project
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term140
Project120
Total(%)60
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)60
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)40
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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