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This course is about how the brain creates our sense of spatial location from a variety of sensory and motor sources, and how this spatial sense in turn shapes our cognitive abilities. Knowing where things are is effortless. But “under the hood,” your brain must figure out even the simplest of details about the world around you and your position in it. Recognizing your mother, finding your phone, going to the grocery store, playing the banjo – these require careful sleuthing and coordination across different sensory and motor domains. This course traces the brain’s detective work to create this sense of space and argues that the brain’s spatial focus permeates our cognitive abilities, affecting the way we think and remember. The material in this course is based on a book I've written for a general audience. The book is called "Making Space: How the Brain Knows Where Things Are", and is available from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or directly from Harvard University Press. The course material overlaps with classes on perception or systems neuroscience, and can be taken either before or after such classes. Dr. Jennifer M. Groh, Ph.D. Professor Psychology & Neuroscience; Neurobiology Duke University www.duke.edu/~jmgroh Jennifer M. Groh is interested in how the brain process spatial information in different sensory systems, and how the brain's spatial codes influence other aspects of cognition. She is the author of a recent book entitled "Making Space: How the Brain Knows Where Things Are" (Harvard University Press, fall 2014). Much of her research concerns differences in how the visual and auditory systems encode location, and how vision influences hearing. Her laboratory has demonstrated that neurons in auditory brain regions are sometimes responsive not just to what we hear but also to what direction we are looking and what visual stimuli we can see. These surprising findings challenge the prevailing assumption that the brain’s sensory pathways remain separate and distinct from each other at early stages, and suggest a mechanism for such multi-sensory interactions as lip-reading and ventriloquism (the capture of perceived sound location by a plausible nearby visual stimulus). Dr. Groh has been a professor at Duke University since 2006. She received her undergraduate degree in biology from Princeton University in 1988 before studying neuroscience at the University of Michigan (Master’s, 1990), the University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D., 1993), and Stanford University (postdoctoral, 1994-1997). Dr. Groh has been teaching undergraduate classes on the neural basis of perception and memory for over fifteen years. She is presently a faculty member at the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences at Duke University. She also holds appointments in the Departments of Neurobiology and Psychology & Neuroscience at Duke. Dr. Groh’s research has been supported by a variety of sources including the John S. Guggenheim Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program, the McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience, the John Merck Scholars Program, the EJLB Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Whitehall Foundation, and the National Organization for Hearing Research....

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TB
8 de sep. de 2020

I like the details that this course provides about the functionality of the brain. Dr Groh definitely took her time to prepare this course, and she likes to go in depth detail about everything.

TZ
15 de ago. de 2020

One of the best Neuroscience courses took in my life. The professor is very good at teaching and amazing personality and her research team is very great. Hope one day she would win Nobel Prize

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por Yoomee S

7 de jun. de 2019

very comprehensive course!!

por Sol Y

16 de jun. de 2018

The course was interesting

por Rafaela R B d M

18 de jul. de 2016

Loved it!!

Excellent course

por Nyam-Ochir B

18 de nov. de 2016

Excellent course to take!

por Marisol P L

11 de may. de 2019

Me gusto mucho el curso

por Siju V

11 de sep. de 2016

good for beginners

por Tatiana P W

8 de ago. de 2017

Great course :)

por SS

29 de abr. de 2020

Great lecture

por Marcelo F

12 de may. de 2021

Thank you!!!

por Waroot P

5 de ago. de 2020

Great Course

por KAUSHIKKUMAR K R

30 de mar. de 2020

GOOD COURSE.

por Ahmad A

23 de nov. de 2019

Profissional

por Divya D

21 de nov. de 2018

Amazing!!!!!

por Evren G

3 de may. de 2018

Inspiring!

por Ilsen M G E

14 de oct. de 2021

Excelente

por Narinder P S

7 de ago. de 2020

Wonderful

por Drpiyush k

28 de may. de 2020

Excellent

por Paola F

17 de may. de 2018

great !

por ERIC

3 de ago. de 2017

perfect

por Shreya S

18 de abr. de 2021

greatt

por YUAN Y

27 de mar. de 2019

great~

por Mona A A

21 de jul. de 2020

good

por Braulio F d C

2 de abr. de 2017

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por Lauren W

5 de dic. de 2016

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por Hossam A A I

28 de may. de 2021

One of the best courses which introduces Neuroscience and shows the integration in the whole brain and how cognitive and sensory functions connected. I enjoyed the lectures a lot and the quizes were very good and gives insight on the understanding process of the given lectures. Only I missed written lecture notes as I have gone through different Courses and they introduced a better way in providing notes on each week at lesast.

Dr. Jennifer M. Groh made a very impressive work there and it was magnifcent to

enjoy this journey as I was fascinated by Nobel 2014 in Physiology and medicine and recently the course helped me to understand recent advances about how a man could restore his vision and the pathway of the process.