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On completion of this module, you should be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the theories of embodied cognition
- Discuss the neuro-cognitive processes underlying social cognition at various levels of complexity
- Demonstrate an understanding of how social cognition may link to embodiment
- Critically evaluate how behavioural and neurophysiological findings may relate to embodied theories of social cognition
- Brief overview of methods in cognitive neuroscience
- Embodied theories of cognition (automatic vs high-level embodiment)
- Behavioural and neurophysiological findings supporting embodied processing
- Resonance and mirroring in social interaction
- Cognitive neuroscience of high-level social cognition
- Levels of Perspective taking, Mentalizing, and Theory of Mind
|Student Effort Type
|Autonomous Student Learning
|Seminar (or Webinar)
Not applicable to this module.
|% of Final Grade
|Continuous Assessment: Participation in discussions (in-class or online) is strongly encouraged and will be graded as a simple pass/fail (only complete non-engagement will result in the latter).
|Throughout the Trimester
|Pass/Fail Grade Scale
|Essay: A 2000 word critical evaluation based on 2-3 EMPIRICAL journal articles (not review articles) related to the thematic of the module.
|Coursework (End of Trimester)
|Presentation: 20 min presentation as part of the seminar block.
|Varies over the Trimester
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
-Individual feedback will be provided for each essay via Brightspace by the end of the grades approval process in January. -Presentations will be discussed in class in terms of content but also in terms of strengths and weaknesses of the presentation.