70988 - The Neurophysiology of Consciousness and Attention

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  • Teacher Matteo Cerri

  • Credits 1

  • SSD BIO/09

  • Language Italian

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, students will have learned about the basic anatomy and physiology of consciousness, and will be able to clinically evaluate consciousness.

Course contents

The Evolution of consciousness

Comparative physiology of consciousness

Neural correlates of consciousness


Steven Laureys, Olivia Gosseries, Giulio Tononi

The neurology of consciousness

Academic press

Teaching methods


Assessment methods

written exam

Teaching tools

on line material

Office hours

See the website of Matteo Cerri