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psy170 - Neurophysiology
Department of Psychology 6 KP
Module components Semester courses Wintersemester 2021/2022 Examination
2 semester hours per week in first half of the winter term.
  • Limited access 6.02.170_1 - Neurophysiology and Neuroanatomy Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. habil. Christoph Siegfried Herrmann, Dipl.-Ing.

    Monday: 14:15 - 15:45, weekly (from 18/10/21)

    22 students can attend in presence, the others can attend online. For participation in presence, you need to register for each session you want to attend by signing up to the respective group.

2 semester hours per week in second half of the winter term. 2 semester hours per week in summer term.
Notes for the module
Enrolment in Master's programme Neurocognitive Psychology.
Reference text
PLEASE NOTE: We strongly recommend to take either psy170, psy270, psy280, or psy220 to gain methodological competencies (EEG, fMRI, TBS, HCI) that are needed for most practical projects and Master's theses!
Capacity / number of participants 18 (
The lecture is not restricted.
Time of examination
exam period at the end of the summer term
Module examination
The module will be tested with a written exam of 2 h duration.

Required active participation for gaining credits:
recording of electroencephalographic data
attendance of at least 70% in the seminars (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 understand the basic concepts of biomedical signal processing. They will use EEG
analysis tools interactively and independently and will understand the complete chain of EEG
analysis steps, from data import to the illustration of results. They will be able to use open
source tools for EEG analysis and apply theoretical knowledge to practical problems of

++ Neuropsychological / neurophysiological knowledge
++ experimental methods
++ statistics & scientific programming
++ ethics / good scientific practice / professional behavior
+ group work
+ project & time management