Not only doctors, even cognition science holds answer to psychological disorders

Bengaluru: How does the brain function? What causes attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? How to deal with schizophrenia? One needn’t be a medical professional to assess psychological trauma, analyze behavioural disorders or come up with remedies for patients with motor disabilities. Studying cognition science, a not-so-popular subject in the country yet, can help one decode the brain’s processes.Thirty students from 24 institutes across India willing to conduct research on cognition science are in for a holistic experience at the centre for neurosciences at Indian Institute of Science (IISc). They are participating in the Bangalore Cognition Workshop, which kicked off on June 22.Supratim Ray, assistant professor, centre for neuroscience, told TOI: “The workshop is divided into five focused modules – vision, brain signals at multiple scales, attention, motor systems and memory…


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