University of York: Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

InstitutionUniversity of York
Department Psychology
Web http://www.york.ac.uk
Email psychology-pg-admissions@york.ac.uk
Telephone 01904 324371
Study type Taught

Summary

The MSc in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience is particularly suited to students interested in the relationship between the development of the mind and the brain. It combines theoretical and empirical grounding in the cognitive and biological mechanisms of developmental change with training of the analytical and practical skills required for undertaking research into cognitive development and its neural bases. The course provides perspectives from developmental cognitive neuroscience and cognitive psychology as well as hands-on training in imaging methods. Topical issues in developmental cognitive neuroscience will be covered, including the neural bases of perceiving and acting in the physical and social world and Neuroeducation.

This programme is particularly suitable for students from Psychology, Biology, Neuroscience or related disciplines who are keen to combine and integrate their interest in cognitive development and in brain development/wish to receive hands-on training in neuroimaging methods relevant for developmental research/want to conduct research into cognitive development and/or cognitive neuroscience/ would like to get experience of working with children.

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