The Cerebellum: Is it Just for Motor Control?

 

AS.080.370: Fall 2018

 

This website will be used to post lecture notes and papers for discussion.

 

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Update: 12/5/2018 5:56 PM

 

Notes for Dec 6 (review for final exam) are available.

 

 

Instructor: Dr. John E. Desmond

 

Course syllabus is here.

 

Additional information on grading is here.

 

Tue Sep 4: Course Introduction: Intro Slides. (for 1slide per page

click here). Lecture 01-02. Cerebellar Anatomy, Theory. Lecture notes; (revised) For Lectures 1 and 2 with one slide per page, click here (revised!).

 

Thur Sep 6: Lecture 02, Anatomy, Theory, continued.

 

Tue Sep 11: Finish Lecture 2, and Ramnani paper discussion. Paper

 

Thur Sep 13: Lecture 03. TMS methods. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Sep 18: Miall paper discussion. (1) Paper; (2) Study questions; (3) Supplementary slides

 

Thur Sep 20: Lecture 04 fMRI. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Sep 25: Guest lecture 05 Dr. Adrian Haith. Lecture notes.

 

Thur Sep 27: Guest Lecture 06. Dr. Gabriela Cantarero. Lecture notes.

Slides 10, 15, 24, 32, 35, and 37 were messed up in the lecture notes.

These slides have been fixed in this pdf.

 

Tue Oct 2: Blakemore paper discussion: Paper.

 

Thur Oct 4: Lecture 07. Sensory Acquisition. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Oct 9: Parsons paper discussion. Paper

 

Thur Oct 11: Pre-midterm review. Slides.  For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Oct 16: MIDTERM EXAM. (1) Notes and performance; (2) Answer key

 

Example of class presentation (for Oct 25, Nov 8, 15 presentations) is available here.

 

Thur Oct 18: Lecture 08. Classical Conditioning. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Oct 23: Lecture 09. Timing. Slides. For one slide per page format click here.

 

Thur Oct 25: Student Presentations Part 1

 

Tue Oct 30: Papka paper discussion: Paper

 

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

 

Tue Nov 6: Cooper paper discussion: Paper

 

Thur Nov 8: Student Presentations Part 2

 

Tue Nov 13: Lecture 11. Language. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Thur Nov 15: Student presentations Part 3

 

Tue Nov 20 No Class (Thanksgiving holiday)

 

Thur Nov 22 No Class (Thanksgiving holiday)

 

Tue Nov 27: Nicolson paper discussion. (1) Paper; (2) Study questions

 

Thu Nov 29: Lecture 12. Executive Function. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Dec 4: Guest Lecture: The Cerebellum and Clinical Disorders: Dr. Cherie Marvel. Notes.

 

Thu Dec 6: Review for final exam: Slides

 

(Reading Period Dec 8-Dec 11)

 

Tue Dec 18: Final Exam (non-cumulative) 10:00-noon in our regular classroom. (1) Answer key; (2) Notes and performance