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bio415 - Introduction to Neurobiology II (Complete module description)
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Module label Introduction to Neurobiology II
Module code bio415
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsmodule
  • Bachelor's Programme Mathematics (Bachelor) > Nebenfachmodule
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsmodule
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Biology (Master of Education) > Mastermodule
Responsible persons
Klump, Georg Martin (Module responsibility)
Thiel, Christiane Margarete (Module counselling)
Köppl, Christine (Module counselling)
Greschner, Martin (Module counselling)
Klump, Georg Martin (Authorized examiners)
Thiel, Christiane Margarete (Authorized examiners)
Köppl, Christine (Authorized examiners)
Greschner, Martin (Authorized examiners)
Skills to be acquired in this module
++ deepened biological expertise
++ deepened knowledge of biological working methods
+ scientific/mathematical basic knowledge relevant for biology
+ critical and analytical thinking
Module contents
The lecture covers the basics of systemic neuroscience with a focus on propcessing in sensory systems, the plasticity of the nervous system and the mechanisms underlying cognitive pro-cessing. In the seminar, topics related to the lectures of the week are covered in more depth.
Reader's advisory
Purves D. et al.: Neuroscience, Sinauer Associates, Sunderland USA, latest edition
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency
Module capacity 30
Modullevel / module level AS (Akzentsetzung / Accentuation)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Vorlseung, Seminar
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge Grundlagen der Physiologie/ Wahrnehmung
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
3 WiSe 42
1 WiSe 14
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
end of semester
written exam