Course details

8.3112

Journal Club "Spatial Cognition"

S
WS 2023 Prof. Dr. med. Peter K├Ânig, Vincent Schmidt OFFLINE
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

CS-BW - Bachelor elective course
CS-MW - Master elective course
Wed: 10-12

In this journal club we will discuss recent literature surrounding spatial navigation with a focus on the acquisition of spatial knowledge in the human brain. The literature we will discuss in the journal club covers relevant topics such as spatial navigation, the different types of spatial knowledge (i.e., landmark, route, or survey knowledge), spatial reference frames (i.e., egocentric or allocentric), reorientation illusions, and the role of the human brain in performing spatial tasks. In addition, we will study what approaches and methods can be applied to study spatial cognition and eventually will discuss how these could be improved. During each meeting, a number of participants will present a new article, publication, talk, or similar selected from a folder in the course repository, followed by an open discussion of the same length. The exact details will be provided during the first course meeting. For questions or remarks please contact: vincent.schmidt@uos.de