Brain The Thinking Machine

KMITL MASTERCLASS
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Unlock the potential of the Brain with this Master Course intended to introduce the dynamic relationship between the brain, body and human behavior. Highlighting the inner workings and mechanisms of the brain as a machine, learn how the “core processor” influences and governs our body’s sensations, motivation, emotions, learning and cognitive functions which include: language learning, decision making and overall processing the world in which we live. Get to know more about the most complicated machine, the brain, with the roles of brain cells and how they communicate with the rest of the body in an exciting and interactive class.

Course Objectives

1. Understanding and explaining the relationship between the brain, body and human behavior.
2. Explaining mechanisms governing sensations, motivation, emotions, learning and cognitive functions which include: language, learning and decision making.
3. Understanding the mechanisms causing brain and mental disorders such as dementia, drug addiction.

บทเรียนทั้งหมด (12 บท)

1 Introduction   

  

Introducing course overview

Prof. Anan Srikiatkhachorn, M.D.

2 Brain – the human CPU   

  

- Brain and behaviour - Brain structures - Major connections in the nervous system

Prof. Anan Srikiatkhachorn, M.D.

3 Nerve cell – the mind building block   

  

- Nerve cell – structure and function - Synapse and neurotransmitters - Neural circuits

Prof. Anan Srikiatkhachorn, M.D.

4 Sensing the world   

  

- Sensation and perception - Sensory organs - Processing of sensory information - Disorders of sensation

Prof. Anan Srikiatkhachorn, M.D.

5 Motion   

  

- Types of human movement - Mechanics of motion - Brain processing of motor command - Motor learning

Wanakorn Rattanawong, M.D.

6 Memory   

  

The neural mechanisms underlying declarative and procedural memory, and the different types of memory disorder.

Assawin Gongvatana, Ph.D.

7 Language   

  

- Structure of language - Classic and modern concepts of brain language processing - Aphasia and disorders of language

Prof. Anan Srikiatkhachorn, M.D.

8 Emotion and drives   

  

An introduction to the theoretical neuroscientific understanding of emotion, including a review of major scientific evidence related to emotion in human and animals.

Assawin Gongvatana, Ph.D.

9 The addicted brain   

  

The neural mechanism of reward and how it relates to drug addiction.

Assawin Gongvatana, Ph.D.

10 The free will   

  

- Decision making - Brain areas controlling decision making - Disorders of decision

Prof. Anan Srikiatkhachorn, M.D.

11 Sleep, dream, and the brain clock   

  

- Biological rhythms and clock - Sleep-wake cycle - Dreaming

Wanakorn Rattanawong, M.D.

12 Dementia: the decline of self   

  

- Memory, individuality, and self - Dementia – features and diagnosis - Biology of dementia - Treatment and prognosis

Wanakorn Rattanawong, M.D.

ผู้สอน

Prof. Anan Srikiatkhachorn, M.D.

Dean of Faculty of Medicine

Anan Srikiatkhachorn is a professor in neuroscience. His research area is biology of headache. He is now the Dean of KMITL Medical School.

Assawin Gongvatana, Ph.D.

Instructor

His research interest relates to the use of brain imaging methods together with behavioral measurements to better understand the pathologica..

Wanakorn Rattanawong, M.D.

Instructor

He completed his medical training at the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University and has been in an exchanged program at King’s Colleg..

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