PSYC57H3 Cognitive Neuroscience of Decision Making

This course will introduce students to current understanding, and ongoing debates, about how the brain makes both simple and complex decisions. Findings from single-cell neurophysiology, functional neuroimaging, and computational modeling will be used to illuminate fundamental aspects of choice, including reward prediction, value representation, action selection, and self-control.

Prerequisite: 

[(PSYB01H3) or (PSYB04H3) or PSYB70H3] and [PSYB07H3 or STAB22H3 or STAB23H3] and [PSYB55H3 or (PSYB65H3)]

Recommended Preparation: 
Enrolment Limits: 
100
Breadth Requirements: 
Natural Sciences
Note: 

Priority will be given to students enrolled in the Specialist/Specialist Co-op program in Neuroscience Cognitive stream and Major program in Psychology and Mental Health Studies. Students enrolled in the Minor program in Psychology will be admitted as space permits.