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Programming in Neuroimaging - PSY00046M

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  • Department: Psychology
  • Module co-ordinator: Prof. Alex Wade
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2021-22

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching period
A Autumn Term 2021-22 to Spring Term 2021-22

Module aims

To provide an introduction to programming languages such as Python can be used to generate and present experimental stimuli for neuroimaging experiments and how they can be used to analyse neuroimaging and behavioural data.

Module learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation for programming in Python
  • Be able to conceive of, generate and present experimental stimuli using Python
  • Be able to perform analyses of data from an experiment in Python
  • Be able to document their work and how it can be used in an manner which is usable by people without the same level of experience


Task Length % of module mark
Assessment 1, Section A
N/A 12
Assessment 1, Section B
N/A 18
Assessment 2, Section A
N/A 28
Assessment 2, Section B
N/A 21
Assessment 2, Section C
N/A 21

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
Reassessment Coursework
N/A 100

Module feedback

Written comments will be provided on scripts. Feedback will be provided within 6 weeks of submission

Indicative reading

Think Python by Allen B Downey Green Tea Press

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