Programming in Neuroimaging - PSY00046M

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  • Department: Psychology
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Mark Hymers
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2019-20 to Spring Term 2019-20

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

On completing the module a student will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the basics of programming in Python
  • generate experimental stimuli using Python
  • present experimental stimuli using Python
  • analyse experimental data using Python


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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