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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Science
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Professor Marcello Rosa


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%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Marcello Rosa

Contact hours

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


PHY2011 plus one of PHY2021 or PHY2032; or BMS1052 plus one of BMS2031, BND2011, BNS1072 or PHY2032; or permission from the unit co-ordinator