Course details

8.3416

AC Visual System

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WS 2020 Prof. Dr. med. Peter K├Ânig
2h/wk
4 ECTS
B.Sc modules:
CS-BWP-NS - Neuroscience
KOGW-WPM-NW - Neuroscience
M.Sc modules:
CC-MWP-NS - Neuroscience
CS-MWP-NS - Neuroscience
KOGW-MWPM-NW - Major subject Neuroscience
Mon: 18-20

Prerequisites: Sensory Physiology In this lecture, and its follow-ups Higher Cognitive Functions & Motor System in the summer terms, we discuss the physiological substrate of cognitive processes with an emphasis on their relation to behaviour. On your journey through the brain we will meet object recognition, attention, decision processes, movement planning and consciousness. Bias will be on physiological mechanisms, but due attention to clinical aspects, theoretical analysis and information-theoretic measures will be given. This course is intended for Bachelor students in their third term and beyond. In my experience, the material is somewhat advanced and of interest to master students as well.