What is the course about?
The lecture will cover how body representation emerges during development and the extent to which it can be altered in adults using various illusions and perceptual inputs. Professor Longo’s research investigates the mental representation of the body and the bodily senses, such as touch, pain, and proprioception, using a range of methods from experimental psychology and cognitive neuroscience.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
All welcome. No previous knowledged required.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Illustrated lecture, followed by questions and discussion.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
HS206 Psyched! An interactive science evening in collaboration with Birkbeck, University of London, Department of Psychological Sciences: the role of disgust
HS207 Psyched! An interactive science evening in collaboration with Birkbeck, University of London, Department of Psychological Sciences: the development of language.
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