9.11 The Human Brain


Class Info

Surveys the core perceptual and cognitive abilities of the human mind and asks how these abilities are implemented in the brain. Key themes include the representations, development, connectivity, interspecies homologies, and degree of functional specificity of particular brain regions. Also emphasizes the methods available in human cognitive neuroscience, and what inferences can and cannot be drawn from each.

This class has 9.00, and 9.01 as prerequisites.

9.11 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by N. Kanwisher.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 46-3015.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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