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
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.