NACS642: Cognitive Neuroscience

Syllabus

Group Project

Date Topic Readings Supplementary Readings Assignment
Tuesday, Jan. 28 Introduction Marr (1982)
Kosslyn (1994)
Purves Ch. 1  
Thursday, Jan. 30 Sensory processing Purves Ch. 3 p. 55-68 (visual); p. 94-100 (auditory)
Wandell et al. (2007) p. 1-5
Da Costa et al. (2011)
Tootell et al. (1988)
Polimeni et al. (2010)
Van Essen (1997)
Rajimehr & Tootell (2009)
Debate 1: Da Costa
Tuesday, Feb. 4 Methods I - when Purves Ch. 2 p. 2-38
Kutas & Hillyard (1984)
Naatanen et al. (1997)
Purves Appendix
Discovery of the Neuron
Juliette Selb's NIRS slides
Quiz 1 (Purves)
Thursday, Feb. 6 Perception - visual Purves Ch. 2 p. 69-85
Lee & Nguyen (2001)
Murray et al. (2006)
Essen & Deyoe (1990)
Olshausen & Field (2005)
Carandini et al. (2005)
Debate 2: Murray et al.
Tuesday, Feb. 11 Methods II - where Purves Ch. 2 p. 39-51
Tsao et al. (2008)
Logothetis (2008)
Zilles and Amunts (2010)
Loggia slides
Anastasia Yendiki's DTI slides
Quiz 2 (Purves)
Thursday, Feb. 13
SNOW DAY
Tuesday, Feb. 18 MEG & EEG lab visit in MMH 3416      
Thursday, Feb. 20 Perception - auditory (Francisco) Purves p. 101-110
Bendixen, Schroger & Winkler (2009)
Rauschecker & Shannon (2002)
Bendor & Wang, 2005
Zatorre (2005)
Chait et al. 2006
Moss & Sinha, 2003
Litovsky, Goupell et al. 2012
Debate 3: Bendixen
Tuesday, Feb. 25 Language - Overview Review chapter
Chang, Knight et al. (2010)
  Debate 4: Chang
Thursday, Feb. 27 Language - Meaning Kutas & Federmeier (2000)
McLaughlin et al. (2004)
Bemis & Pylkkanen (2011)
Lau, Phillips, & Poeppel (2008) Quiz 3 (review chapter)
Tuesday Mar. 4 Language - Reading McCandliss, Cohen, & Dehaene (2003)
Dehaene & Cohen (2007)
Price & Devlin (2003)
Dehaene, Cohen, Sigman, Vinckier (2005)
Bolger, Perfetti, & Schneider (2005)
Debate 5: Dehaene & Cohen
Wednesday, Mar. 5
LAB ASSIGNMENTS DUE
EEG Lab
EEG data
MEG Lab
MEG data
MRI Lab
MRI data
Thursday Mar. 6 Dual-stream processing
MRI Lab visit
Mishkin, Ungerleider & Macko (1983)
Goodale & Milner (1992)
Valyear et al. (2006)
Hickok & Poeppel, 2007
Borst, Thompson & Kosslyn (2011)
 
Tuesday Mar. 11 Face and Object Recognition Kanwisher (2000)
Tarr et al. (2000)
Freiwald et al. (2009)
Kanwisher et al. (1997)
Tsao et al. (2008)
Grill-Spector (2003)
Kanwisher, Tong & Nakayama (1998)
Liu, Harris & Kanwisher (2002)
Itier & Taylor (2004)
Debate 6: Freiwald et al.
Thursday Mar. 13
(Francisco; Ellen away)
Work on class project      
Friday Mar. 14
GROUP PROJECT PROPOSAL DUE
Tuesday Mar. 18
SPRING BREAK
Thursday Mar. 20
SPRING BREAK
Monday Mar. 24
GROUP PROJECT PARTICIPANTS SCHEDULED
Tuesday, Mar. 25 Memory Overview Purves p. 242-277
Grill-Spector et al. (2006)
  Quiz 4 (Purves)
Thursday, Mar. 27 Hippocampus I Purves p. 280-293
Nadel & Moscovitch (1997)
Chadwick et al. (2010)
Corkin (2002): Update on HM
Davachi (2006)
Rissman, Greely, & Wagner (2010)
Rissman & Wagner (2012)
 
Monday Mar. 30
GROUP PROJECT PRELIMINARY PRESENTATION SCRIPTS DUE
Tuesday, Apr. 1 Hippocampus II Hassabis et al. 2007
Mullally et al. 2012
Quiroga 2012
  Debate 7: Mullaly et al.
Thursday, Apr. 3 Semantic memory Hauk, Johnsrude & Pulvermuller (2004)
Patterson, Nestor & Rogers (2007)
Purves p. 293-297 Quiz 5 (Purves)
Debate 8: Patterson et al.
Friday Apr. 4
GROUP PROJECT FINALIZED PRESENTATION SCRIPTS DUE
Tuesday Apr. 8 Classification Analyses Norman, Polyn, Detre & Haxby (2006)
Carlson et al. (2011)
Shibata et al. (2011)
Carp et al. (2011)
Kamitani & Tong (2005)
Polyn et al. (2005)
Haxby et al. (2001)
Mitchell et al. (2008)
 
Thursday Apr. 10 Short-term/working memory Purves p. 458-462
Nee et al. (2008)
Riggall et al. (2012)
Jonides et al. (2007) Quiz 6 (Purves)
Tuesday Apr. 15 Executive Functions Purves p. 430-463
Wallis, Anderson, & Miller (2001)
  Debate 9: Wallis et al.
Thursday Apr. 17 Class project - Data collection      
Friday Apr. 18
ALL GROUP PROJECT DATA DUE
Tuesday Apr. 22 Class project - Analysis      
Thursday Apr. 24 Attention Purves p. 168-201
Hillyard et al. (1973)
Luck, Shapiro & Vogel (1996)
Hillyard & Picton, 1974
Hopf, Boehler et al., 2006
Hopf, Luck et al., 2006
Stevens et al., 2009
Quiz 7 (Purves)
Tuesday Apr. 29 (Francisco) Attention Purves p. 206-223
Lakatos et al. (2008)
Ding & Simon (2012)
Schroeder & Lakatos, 2009
Jensen et al. 2007
Fries, 2009
Makeig et al., 2004
Stefanics et al., 2010
Luo & Poeppel, 2007
VanRullen & Koch, 2003
Debate 10: Ding & Simon
Thursday May 1 Awareness and Default mode network Purves p. 206-231
Gusnard & Raichle (2001)
Fox et al. (2005)
Raichle 2010
Tamietto et al. (2012)
Garrido 2012
Dehaene et al. 1998
Carlson et al. (2007)
Owen et al. (2006)
Quiz 8 (Purves); Debate 11: Fox et al.
Tuesday May 6 Emotion Purves p. 320-355
Pessoa et al. (2006)
Dolcos et al. (2004)
  Quiz 9
Thursday May 8 Social Cognition Purves p. 360-391
Saxe & Powell (2006)
Redcay et al. (2010)
  Quiz 10; Debate 12: Saxe & Powell
Tuesday May 13 Group presentations