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PHY3111 - Sensation and movement

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Science

Leader: Associate Professor John Rawson


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


Explores cutting-edge research in brain function in sensation and movement in humans. The emphasis will be on the way the brain functions normally to analyse sensory information and to evoke movement, and how brain damage leads to clinical dysfunction of sensation or movement. Details current research ideas on normal function and dysfunction in this area, and new methodologies. Emphasis is on assisted self directed learning and project based learning.


In-semester assessment: 50% (practical class reports and an in-semester test)
End of semester written theory examination (2 hours): 50%

Contact hours

Two 1-hour lectures and one 3-hour practical per week.


PHY2011 and PHY2021 or PHY2032, or BMS1052 and BMS2031 or BND2011 or PHY2032, or permission