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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

How The Brain Creates Mind

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and NPTEL via Swayam

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This course intends to introduce the human brain and its processes especially with regards to electrochemical activity, the issues of mind and consciousness. It also indicates towards further possibilities of research.
Anyone with an interest in Human brain can join. Just a basic understanding of Brain would suffice. It should be useful for students of Neurosciences, Psychology , Medical and people working at brain computer interface.


Week 1 : Brain to Mind-- and how do we know it---(essentially single neuron to multiple) Brain and gross specialization --- areas , right-left , association ,connectivity and our tools to learn including EEG
Week 2 : Being Conscious -- Dynamics --- how do we learn about it from EEG
Week 3 : Cognition,Memory,Emotion -- Normal and Pathology
Week 4 : Sleep Brain and Future-- with interactive session

Taught by

Alok Bajpai



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