The Brain and Space: Online course by Duke University

The Brain and Space: Online course by Duke Univ


This course is about how the brain creates the sense of spatial location from a variety of sensory and motor sources, and how this spatial sense in turn shapes the cognitive abilities.

About the course
This course traces the brain's detective work to create this sense of space and argues that the brain's spatial focus permeates our cognitive abilities, affecting the way humans think and remember.

Course Syllabus
Week 1: Vision
Week 2: Somatosensory
Week 3: Brain maps
Week 4: Auditory and Brain meters for space
Week 5: Reference Frames and Navigation
Week 6: Remembering and Cognition

Course Sessions
October 13, 2014 - December 22, 2014

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