Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience

6 ECTS / Semester / ,

A. To understand the historical context and the theoretical foundations underlying the emergence of Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.

(B to G). To know the neurobiological substrates of the several cognitive and affective functions, and to identify the principal neurocognitive deficits that may impair them:

B. Perception and Action

C. Memory

D. Language

E. Attention

F. Emotions

G. Decision making

H. To become acquainted with the laboratory setting and with the experimental procedures (e.g., data collection protocols, techniques, and procedures for data analysis) used to record Nervous System activity which are typical in Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.


Assistant Professor / Researcher
Patrícia Oliveira-Silva is a PhD in Clinical Psychology, Professor of Neurosciences and Director of the Human Neurobehavioral Laboratory (HNL), a laboratory…