PHY3111 - Sensation and movement
6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Science
Leader(s): Professor Marcello Rosa
Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)
Explores cutting-edge research in brain function in sensation and movement in humans. The emphasis will be on the way the brain functions normally to analyse sensory information and to evoke movement, and how brain damage leads to clinical dysfunction of sensation or movement. Details current research ideas on normal function and dysfunction in this area, and new methodologies. Emphasis is on assisted self directed learning and project based learning.
In-semester assessment: 50% (practical class reports and an in-semester test)
End of semester written theory examination (2 hours): 50%
Two 1-hour lectures and one 3-hour practical per week.