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Area/Catalogue
BEHL 2015

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
152521

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy

Course aim

To explain the psychophysiology of attention, altered states of consciousness, memory and sleep, and explore specific areas of focus within this context.

Course content

Neurobiology of: states of consciousness, neuropathology, attention, memory processing, sleep architecture, circadian and ultradian cycles, as well as the functional aspects of sleep and other psychophysiological states.

Textbook(s)

Gazzaniga M., Ivry, R.B. & Mangun, G.R. 2016, Cognitive Neuroscience: The Biology of the Mind, 4th ed., Norton, New York

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BEHL 1024 Foundations in Cognitive Neuroscience
BEHL 1003 Psychology 1A

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HLTH 2022 Human Anatomy 200

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1.5 hours x 12 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Research paper 2700 words 60% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy

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