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psy230 - Neuromodulation of Cognition (Vollständige Modulbeschreibung)
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Modulbezeichnung Neuromodulation of Cognition
Modulkürzel psy230
Kreditpunkte 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Einrichtungsverzeichnis Department für Psychologie
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master Neurocognitive Psychology (Master) > Mastermodule
Zuständige Personen
Rieger, Jochem (Modulverantwortung)
Rieger, Jochem (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Teilnahmevoraussetzungen
Enrolment in Master's programme Neurocognitive Psychology. Neuroscience students can take part on request.
Kompetenzziele
Goals of module:
The aim of this module is to provide students with a theoretical background on how cognitive
functions can be altered via neuromodulation.


Competencies:
++ Neuropsychological / neurophysiological knowledge
+ interdisciplinary kowledge & thinking
++ experimental methods
+ ethics / good scientific practice / professional behavior
+ critical & analytical thinking
+ scientific communication skills
Modulinhalte
Students will be introduced to the concepts of neuromodulation and the application of theoretical
knowledge of neurophysiology to the modulation of cognitive functions.


Part 1: Neuromodulation of cognition (lecture): winter
Neurotransmitter and neuromodulator systems
Neuropharmacological intervention
Mechanisms of neural plasticity
Neurofeedback
Electric and magnetic brain stimulation
Therapeutical applications


Part 2: Topics in Neuromodulation (seminar): winter
Psychological an therapeutical effects of neuromodulation
Modulation of neuronal network function
Deep brain stimulation for therapeutical modulation
Literaturempfehlungen
  • Kaczmarek, L.K., Levitan, I.B. (1986) Neuromodulation: The Biochemical Control of Neuronal Excitability, Oxford University Press
  • Demos J.N. (2005) Getting Started with Neurofeedback, Norton Professional Books
  • Tarsy, D. et al. (2008) Deep Brain Stimulation in Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders, Springer Verlag
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Unterrichtssprache Englisch
Dauer in Semestern 1 Semester
Angebotsrhythmus Modul The module will be offered every winter term.
Aufnahmekapazität Modul 15
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Part 1: lecture; Part 2: seminar
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Lehrveranstaltungsform Kommentar SWS Angebotsrhythmus Workload Präsenz
Vorlesung
2 WiSe 28
Seminar
2 WiSe 28
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 56 h
Prüfung Prüfungszeiten Prüfungsform
Gesamtmodul
during winter term
Presentation 80%
written test on the topics of the lecture 20%

Required active participation for gaining credits:
participation in discussions on other presentations
attendance of at least 70% in the seminar (use attendance sheet that will be handed out in the beginning of the term).