lecture03 cognitive neuroscience methods

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Unformatted text preview: Scientists having fun Lecture 3: Cognitive Neuroscience Methods Psych 123 Cognitive Neuroscience Methods of Cognitive Neuroscience Patient Studies Neuroimaging Studies Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Electrophysiological Studies Single-Cell Recordings Event-Related Potential Recordings (ERP) Intra-Cranial Electrode Recordings Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Patient Studies Diseases & developmental disorders Alzheimers Patients Special cases Split-Brain Patients Lesions, surgery, or focal injury Brocas aphasics Case studies: the effect of the damage on cognition is observed in a single patient. Group studies: the effect of the damage on cognition is observed across multiple patients and the area associated with a particular impaired function is assessed by the overlapping region of damage. Patient Studies Patient Studies Broca s Aphasia : damage to the left prefrontal cortex that leads to a deFcit in language production....
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