Enrolment in Master's programme Neurocognitive Psychology.
Passing the exam of psy240 is mandatory for starting a Practical Project (psy260) and the Master's thesis.
Time of examination
exam period at the end of the summer term
In a 90-minute written exam the participants will have to program MATLAB-scripts for a selection of neuroscientific data-analysis problems, demonstrating their skills in the different topics. The scripts and comments will be written on university-provided laptops and handed in via email or USB-drive.
Required active participation for gaining credits:
script for the presentation of experimental stimuli in part 5
attendance of at least 70% in the seminar 'Presentation', part 5 (use attendance sheet that will be handed out in the beginning of the term).
Skills to be acquired in this module
Goals of module: Students will acquire scientific programming skills as well as specific knowledge of
computational methods in neuroscience and cognition. They will learn to judge the
appropriateness and complexity of computational problems and solutions.
Competencies: + Neuropsychological / neurophysiological knowledge
+ experimental methods
++ statistics & scientific programming
+ critical & analytical thinking
+ knowledge transfer
+ group work