Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience

A.Y. 2020/2021
Course offered to students on the PhD programme in
Overall hours
Lesson period
March 2021
Lead instructor: Marcello Massimini
The course aims at introducing students to main techniques of empirical investigation used by cognitive neuroscientists, including EEG, MEG, evoked potentials, fMRi, TMS, eye-tracking, and other psychophysical read-outs. At the end of the course the students will be able to appreciate both the power and the limitations of these techniques, and to identify their appropriate domain application in light of the specific goals of scientific research.
Mandatory for Mind, brain & reasoning Phd students.
Maximum number of participants: 10
Assessment methods
Giudizio di approvazione
Assessment result
superato/non superato
How to enrol


The course enrolment deadline is usually the 25th day of the month prior to the start date. More specifically:

  • for courses starting in June 2021, until 25 May 2021
  • for courses starting in July 2021, until 25 June 2021
  • for courses starting in September 2021, until 30 August 2021.

How to enrol

  1. Access enrolment on PhD courses online service using your University login details
  2. Select the desired programme and click on Registration (Iscrizione) and then on Register (Iscriviti)

Ignore the option "Exam session date” that appears during the enrolment procedure.


For help please contact

Tuesday 10:00-12:00
Palazzina LITA 5° piano via GB Grassi 74 Milano
on fridays, from 15.00 to 18.00, by appointment (mail or phone)
Via Mangiagalli 32, second floor