Unit: Executive systems of the brain
Explore cognitive development and intelligence, as well as how our minds solve problems, make decisions, and represent knowledge.
Have you ever tried to multi-task? Explore the concept of selective and divided attention, as well as the role of language in cognition and development.
Explore states of consciousness, circadian rhythms, sleep stages, and sleep disorders.
Explore the structure of human memory; processes involved in normal encoding, retrieval, forgetting, and aging; and diseases affecting memory.
Learn about the physiological, behavioral, and cognitive components of emotion. Appreciate how different areas of our brain play a role in emotion. Understand the basic theories of emotion.