Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences-Pilani-K.K. Birla Goa Campus

BITS-Pilani-K.K. Birla Goa Campus is a technical and science institute for higher education is located in Goa, India established in 2004. The academic course structure is governed by the university of BITS Pilani. BITS is a private institute of higher education and a deemed university. The institute offers 4-year B.E. degree programs and also 5-year M.Sc. (Honours) degrees through its dual-degree system. BITS Goa has several departments and has ~ 3000 students. BITS attract the sharpest young minds of the country with most of the students have scored in excess of 98 percentile scores in their basic study. In the Department of Biological Sciences, the Cognitive Neuroscience Lab has state of art facilities that run cutting edge projects at par with World standard norms. This Lab was built in 2015 by the institute and funded by Dept of Science and Technology, Govt of India. The most prominent research areas of the lab are Brain Computer Interface or Home Automation using EEG signals, Study of Neuromarketing Techniques, Study of Neurodegeneration, Linguistic study using EEG signals etc. The Cognitive Neuroscience Lab has Collaborated with various bodies in India and abroad and successfully been a host to International workshops and symposia like AttLis (Attentive Listener in the Visual World) and ISBC (International Symposium for Bilingualism and Cognition) and National level workshops like EMCN(Experimental Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience). The lab has many teams of students and research scholars working on understanding various aspects of cognition and the EEG correlates behind them with more interest being generated among undergraduate and graduate students every semester.

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