The Cerebellum: Is it Just for Motor Control?

 

AS.080.370: Fall 2021

 

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

 

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Update: 7/1/2021 4:31 PM

 

Welcome! This page will be updated periodically with pdf links to lecture notes and papers that will be discussed in class. Also please see links below for syllabus and additional information on grading policy.

 

 

Instructor: Dr. John E. Desmond

 

Course syllabus is here.

 

Additional information on grading is here.

 

Tue Aug 31: Course Introduction: Intro Slides. (for 1slide per page

click here). Cerebellar Anatomy, Theory. Lecture notes; for lectures notes with one slide per page, click here.

 

Thur Sep 2: Anatomy cont., motor symptoms, Theory, continued.

 

Tue Sep 7: Finish anatomy, theory; Ramnani paper discussion. Paper

 

Thur Sep 9: TMS methods. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Sep 14: TMS cont, tDCS

 

Thur Sep 16: Review for exam 1. Slides.  For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Sep 21: Exam 1 (1) Notes and performance; (2) Answer key

 

Thur Sep 23: Guest lecture: Dr. Adrian Haith. Lecture notes.

 

Tue Sep 28: fMRI methods for studying the cerebellum. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Thur Sep 30: Blakemore paper discussion: Paper.

 

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

 

Thur Oct 7: Parsons paper discussion. Paper Pre-midterm review.

 

Tue Oct 12: Classical Conditioning. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here. MIDTERM EXAM. (1) Notes and performance; (2) Answer key

 

Example of class presentation (for Oct 22, Oct 31, Nov 5 presentations) is available here.

 

Thur Oct 14: Timing. Slides. For one slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Oct 19: Papka paper discussion: Paper

 

Thur Oct 21: Review for exam 2 Slides.  For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Oct 26: Exam 2; (1) notes and performance; (2) Answer key

 

Thur Oct 28: Verbal Working Memory. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Nov 2: Cooper paper discussion: Paper

 

Thur Nov 4: Language. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Nov 9: Nicolson paper discussion. (1) Paper; (2) Study questions

 

Thur Nov 11: Student Presentations Part 1

 

Tue Nov 16: Student Presentations Part 2

 

Thur Nov 18: Student presentations Part 3 Lecture 12.

 

Tue Nov 23: No Class (Thanksgiving holiday)

 

Thu Nov 25: No Class (Thanksgiving holiday)

 

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

 

Thu Dec 2: Review for Exam 3: Slides. For 1 slide per page click here.

 

(Reading Period Dec 7-8)

 

??? Dec ??: Exam 3 (non-cumulative) TIME in PLACE. (1) Answer key; (2) Notes and performance