The Cerebellum: Is it Just for Motor Control?

 

AS.080.370: Fall 2018

 

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Update: 9/21/2018 11:22 AM

 

Lecture notes for Sep 25 (guest lecture) have been posted.

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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Tue Oct 3: Blakemore paper discussion: Paper.

 

Thur Oct 5: Lecture 07. Sensory Acquisition. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Oct 10: Parsons paper discussion. Paper

 

Thur Oct 12: Pre-midterm review. Slides.

 

Tue Oct 17: MIDTERM EXAM. (1) Notes and performance; (2) Answer key

 

Thur Oct 19: Class demo

 

Tue Oct 24: Lecture 08. Classical Conditioning. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Example of class presentation (for Nov 14, 16) available here.

 

Thur Oct 26: Lecture 09. Timing. Slides. For one slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Oct 31: Papka paper discussion: Paper

 

Thur Nov 2: Lecture 10. Verbal Working Memory. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Nov 7: Cooper paper discussion: Paper

 

Thu Nov 9: Lecture 11. Language. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Nov 14: Student presentations

 

Thu Nov 16: Student presentations

 

Tue Nov 21 No Class (Thanksgiving holiday)

 

Thu Nov 23 No Class (Thanksgiving holiday)

 

Tue Nov 28: Nicolson paper discussion. (1) Paper; (2) Study questions

 

Thu Nov 30: Lecture 12. Executive Function. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Dec 5: Guest Lecture: The Cerebellum and Clinical Disorders: Dr. Cherie Marvel. Notes.

 

Thu Dec 7: Review for final exam: Slides

 

(Reading Period Dec 9-Dec 12)

 

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