The Cerebellum: Is it Just for Motor Control?

 

AS.080.370: Fall 2019

 

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

 

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Update: 10/16/2019 9:28 AM

 

Midterm results and answer sheet key is available

 

An example powerpoint presentation (based on Blakemore paper) is available. (Feel

free to use this as a template for class presentations if you wish.)

 

Slides for Oct 17 lecture (classical conditioning) are available.

 

First round of class presentations are on Oct 22 (presenters, please try to send

your powerpoint file to me 24 hrs in advance, or by 7:00 AM on Oct 22 at the latest)

 

Instructor: Dr. John E. Desmond

 

Course syllabus is here.

 

Additional information on grading is here.

 

Tue Sep 3: Course Introduction: Intro Slides. (for 1slide per page

click here). Lecture 01-02. Cerebellar Anatomy, Theory. Lecture notes (revised 9/9/19); for Lectures 1 and 2 with one slide per page, click here (revised 9/9/19).

 

Thur Sep 5: Lecture 02, Anatomy, Theory, continued.

 

Tue Sep 10: Finish Lecture 2, and Ramnani paper discussion. Paper

 

Thur Sep 12: Lecture 03. TMS methods. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Sep 17: Miall paper discussion. (1) Paper; (2) Study questions; (3) Supplementary slides

 

Thur Sep 19: Guest Lecture 04. Dr. Gabriela Cantarero. Lecture notes.

 

Tue Sep 24: Guest lecture 05 Dr. Adrian Haith. Lecture notes.

 

Thur Sep 26: Lecture 06 fMRI. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Oct 1: Blakemore paper discussion: Paper.

 

Thur Oct 3: Lecture 07. Sensory Acquisition. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Oct 8: Parsons paper discussion. Paper

 

Thur Oct 10: Pre-midterm review. Slides.  For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Oct 15: 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 17: Lecture 08. Classical Conditioning. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Oct 22: Student Presentations Part 1

 

Thur Oct 24: Lecture 09. Timing. Slides. For one slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Oct 29: Papka paper discussion: Paper

 

Thur Oct 31: Student Presentations Part 2

 

Tue Nov 5: Student presentations Part 3

 

Thur Nov 7: Lecture 10. Verbal Working Memory. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Nov 12: Cooper paper discussion: Paper

 

Thur Nov 14: Lecture 11. Language. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Nov 19: Nicolson paper discussion. (1) Paper; (2) Study questions

 

Thur Nov 21: Lecture 12. Executive Function. Lecture notes. For 1 slide per page format click here.

 

Tue Nov 26: No Class (Thanksgiving holiday)

 

Thu Nov 28: No Class (Thanksgiving holiday)

 

Tue Dec 3: Guest Lecture: The Cerebellum and Clinical Disorders: Dr. Cherie Marvel. Notes.

 

Thu Dec 5: Review for final exam: Slides

 

(Reading Period Dec 7-Dec 10)

 

Thur Dec 12: Final Exam (non-cumulative) 6-9 PM in our regular classroom. (1) Answer key; (2) Notes and performance