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neu220 - Neurosensory Science and Behaviour - Part B (Course overview)
Department of Neurosciences 6 KP
Module components Semester courses Wintersemester 2020/2021 Examination
Notes for the module
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Course in the second half of the semester
Regular active participation is required to pass the module.
Capacity / number of participants 30 (
Recommended in combination with neu210 "Neurosensory Science and Behaviour", neu300 "Functional MRI data analysis" Shared course components with (cannot be credited twice): bio610 and psy181 (5.02.614 "Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience", 5.02.615 "Psychopharmacology")
Time of examination
as agreed, usually in the break after the winter term
Module examination
100% written exam (content of the lectures)
Skills to be acquired in this module

++ Neurosci. knowlg. + Expt. methods Independent research + Scient. literature + Social skills
++ Interdiscipl. knowlg. Maths/Stats/Progr. + Data present./disc. + Scientific English Ethics

Upon successful completion of this course, students
know the fundamentals of neurotransmission
know the basic neural mechanisms underlying attention, learning, emotion, language and
executive functions
understand the relationship between disturbances in neurotransmitter systems, cognitive
functions and psychiatric disease
know the priniciples of drug treatement for psychiatric disorders
have in-depth knowledge in selected areas of these topics
are able to understand, explain and critically assess neuroscientific approaches in animals and
are able to understand and critically assess published work in the area of cognitive neurosciene