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PSYC2518
Module Reading List

Cognitive Neuroscience, 2019/20, Semester 2
Dr Melanie Burke
m.r.burke@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Lecture 1: Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience Methods

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Lecture 2: Fundamentals of Human Neuroscience

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  • Geschwind, N. (1979). Specializations of the human brain. Scientific American. , 241, 158-168.
  • Petrides, M., & Pandya, D.N. (2009). Distinct parietal and temporal pathways to the homologues of Broca’s area in the monkey. PLoS biology. ISSN: 1544-9173; 1545-7885 (online)
  • The brain from top to bottom [blog]. Available from: http://thebrain.mcgill.ca

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Lecture 3: Functional Lateralization in the Brain

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Lecture 4: Neuroscience of Language

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  • Dronkers, N.F. (1996). A new brain region for coordinating speech articulation. Nature., 384, 159-161.
  • Geschwind, N. (1970). The organization of language and the brain. Science., 170, 940-944.
  • Winner, E. & Gardner, H. (1977). The comprehension of metaphor in brain-damaged patients. Brain. ISSN: 0006-8950; 1460-2156 (online), 100, 717-729.

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Lecture 5: Motivation in Human Appetite

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Lecture 6: Attention and Memory in the brain

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Chapter 8 and 9: Principles of Cognitive Neuroscience by Purves et al. Chapters on Short and Long-term memory (any addition).

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Lecture 7: Decision making

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  • Heekeren, Marrett and Underleider (2008) The neural systems that mediate human perceptual decision making. Nature reviews : neuroscience. ISSN: 1471-003X, 9: 467-479.

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Lecture 8: Emotional Processing in the Brain

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Lecture 9: The Ageing Brain and Memory

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This list was last updated on 19/12/2018