The Cerebellum: Is it Just for Motor Control?

 

AS.080.370: Fall 2017

 

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Update: 9/20/2017 8:15 PM

 

Lecture notes for Dr. Cantarero have been posted. Revisions are

possible, so please check this website again for any changes.

 

A revision has been posted! The current version of Dr. Cantarero’s

lecture ends in v2.pdf

 

Instructor: Dr. John E. Desmond

 

Course syllabus is here.

 

Additional information on grading is here.

 

Tue Sep 5: Course Introduction: Intro Slides. Lecture 01. Cerebellar

Anatomy, Theory. Lecture notes; For Lectures 1 and 2 with one slide per page, click here.

 

Thur Sep 7: Class cancellation.

 

Tue Sep 12: Lecture 02. Anatomy, theory (cont).

 

Thur Sep 14: Finish Anatomy, theory and begin Lecture 03. TMS methods. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Sep 19: Finish Lecture 3, and Ramnani paper discussion. Paper

 

Thur Sep 21: Guest Lecture 04. Dr. Gabriela Cantarero.  Lecture notes (revised).

 

 

 

Tue Sep 20: Miall paper discussion. (1) Paper; (2) Study questions; (3) Supplementary slides

 

Thu Sep 22: Lecture 05 fMRI. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Sep 27: Blakemore paper discussion: Paper.

 

Thur Sep 29: Guest lecture 06 Adrian Haith. Lecture notes.

 

Tue Oct 4: Class demo

 

Thur Oct 6: Lecture 07. Sensory Acquisition. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Oct 11: Parsons paper discussion .Paper

 

Thu Oct 13: Pre-midterm review. Slides.

 

Tue Oct 18: MIDTERM EXAM. (1) Notes and performance; (2) Answer key

 

Thu Oct 20: No Class

 

Tue Oct 25: Lecture 08. Classical Conditioning. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Example of class presentation (for Nov 15, 17) available here.

 

Thu Oct 27: Lecture 09. Timing. Slides. For one slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Nov 1: Papka paper discussion: Paper

 

Thu Nov 3: Lecture 10. Verbal Working Memory. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Nov 8: Cooper paper discussion: Paper

 

Thu Nov 10: Lecture 11. Language. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Nov 15 Student presentations

 

Thu Nov 17 Student presentations

 

Tue Nov 22 No Class (Thanksgiving holiday)

 

Thu Nov 24 No Class (Thanksgiving holiday)

 

Tue Nov 29: Nicolson paper discussion. (1) Paper; (2) Study questions

 

Thu Dec 1: Lecture 12. Executive Function. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Dec 6: Guest Lecture: The Cerebellum and Clinical Disorders: Dr. Cherie Marvel. Notes (Updated!).

 

Thu Dec 8: Review for final exam: Slides

 

(Reading Period Dec 10 – Dec 12)

 

Tue Dec 20: Final Exam (non-cumulative) 10:00-noon in our regular classroom. (1) Answer key; (2) Notes and performance