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Sensorimotor Processes and Attention


  • Credit value: 15 credits at Level 7
  • Convenor: Professor Tim Smith
  • Assessment: a 2000-2500-word essay (100%)

Module description

This module focuses on our understanding of lower-level, fundamental cognitive processes. Examples include perception, attention, action, vision, audition, and object and face processing. Experts in each field will describe past and present findings on the topic, using their own research as a guideline and highlighting current controversies and debates. The module will explore findings from a range of neuroimaging techniques and lesion approaches.