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mam - Masterabschlussmodul (Vollständige Modulbeschreibung)
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Modulbezeichnung Masterabschlussmodul
Modulkürzel mam
Kreditpunkte 30.0 KP
Workload 900 h
attendance in the lab meetings: 28h (2 SWS); thesis work: 872 hours
Einrichtungsverzeichnis Department für Psychologie
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master Neurocognitive Psychology (Master) > Abschlussmodul
Zuständige Personen
Al-Zubaidi, Arkan (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Bleichner, Martin Georg (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Debener, Stefan (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Gießing, Carsten (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Hellmann, Andreas (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Herrmann, Christoph Siegfried (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Hildebrandt, Andrea (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Hildebrandt, Helmut (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Kasten, Florian (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Kranczioch-Debener, Cornelia (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Mirkovic, Bojana (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Özyurt, Jale Nur (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Rieger, Jochem (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Stecher, Heiko (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Strüber, Daniel (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Thiel, Christiane Margarete (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Unni, Anirudh (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Puschmann, Sebastian (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Meyer-Abich de Sousa Guerreiro, Maria (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Blum, Sarah (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Vogeti, Sreekari (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Jäger, Manuela (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Weitere verantwortliche Personen
thesis supervisors;
Upon approval by the examination committee other staff members (e.g. PhD students in the laboratories of the Department of Psychology) can act as examiners for mam.
Enrolment in Master's programme Neurocognitive Psychology.
Completion of at least 60 credit points in other modules including module psy240 (psy241) (Computation in Neuroscience).
Assignment of a topic by thesis supervisor and official application with the examination office.
Goals of module:
Students will demonstrate that they are able to perform a psychological experiment according to
scientific standards. In addition, they will demonstrate that they are acquainted with the
necessary methods and can present their results orally and in written form.

++ experimental methods
+ statistics & scientific programming
+ data presentation & discussion
++ independent research
+ scientific literature
++ scientific English / writing
+ ethics / good scientific practice / professional behavior
+ critical & analytical thinking
+ scientific communication skills
+ knowledge transfer
++ project & time management
Part 1: Master's thesis
The students work on a given topic in cognitive neuroscience using literature research and the
appropriate experimental methods.

Part 2: Master's colloquium
The preparation of the thesis is accompanied by regular participation in the lab meetings of the
groups in which the thesis is performed. Students present their study design at the beginning of
their thesis preparation and their results towards the end. In addition, they listen to the
presentations of the other lab members and students in the group.
Rules and guidelines for Master's theses are explained here:
Unterrichtssprache Englisch
Dauer in Semestern 1 Semester
Angebotsrhythmus Modul irregular
Aufnahmekapazität Modul unbegrenzt
If you want to do a Master's thesis outside the Department of Psychology, please follow the rules stated on the program website. Please note that, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, you have to ask the external institution for their hygiene concept and keep this concept for your own documentation.
We encourage students to use the LaTeX template provided on the course website.
Modullevel / module level Abschlussmodul (Abschlussmodul / Conclude)
Modulart / typ of module Pflicht / Mandatory
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method individual thesis preparation with supervision
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge contact your supervisor for details
Prüfung Prüfungszeiten Prüfungsform
individual appointments
The written thesis will be evaluated by the supervisor and an additional reviewer (90%).
The oral presentation and defence of the thesis results will be evaluated (10%).
Lehrveranstaltungsform Seminar und Projekt
Angebotsrhythmus SoSe und WiSe
Workload Präsenzzeit 28 h (
Attendance as required for your project and 2 hours per week for participating in the lab meetings.