Course in the second half of the semester Regular active participation is required to pass the module.
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")
as agreed, usually in the break after the winter term
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 humans are able to understand and critically assess published work in the area of cognitive neurosciene