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.


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

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Natural Sciences

Priority will be given to students in the Specialist, Specialist Co-op and Major programs in Psychology, Mental Health Studies and Neuroscience. Students in the Minor program in Psychology will be admitted if space permits.