1st term: 20,5 credits (17,5 credits' worth of subjects, 1 credit towards the planning of the master's degree final project under the supervision of a CBC faculty member, and 2 credits' worth of seminar activity).
2nd term: 18,5 credits (5,5 credits' worth of subjects, 10 credits of work towards the master's degree final project, and 3 credits' worth of seminar activity).
3rd term: 21 credits (3 credits' worth of subjects, 16 credits of work towards the master's degree final project, and 2 credits' worth of seminar activity).
|MODULE 1: Cognitive Neuroscience and Research Techniques |
Exploration of the most important experiments on the various aspects of human cognition and the results thereof. Presentation of the most common research techniques, procedures, and designs and approaches to data analysis and the interpretation of results.
|Data Analysis for Cognitive Neuroscience|| |
- Programming for experimental data analysis with Matlab or Python.
|Neuroimaging Methods|| |
- Experimental methodologies for neuroimaging techniques.
|Comparative Cognition|| |
- General learning mechanisms.
|Early Human Cognition|| |
- Historical and philosophical foundations of theories of cognition.
|The Physiological Basis of Visual Perception|| |
- From the retina to the cortex.
|Introduction to Computational Neuroscience|| |
- Spiking neurons.
|Cognitive Neuroscience of Language|| |
- How language is represented and processed in the brain.
|Cognitive Neuroscience of Perception and Attention|| |
- Cognitive and neural processes involved in perception.
Social Cognitive Neuroscience
- Empathy and emotions.
|MODULE 2. Materia: Seminars |
Weekly critical and constructive analysis of one or more ongoing experiments, either of a participant in the master's programme or of someone external to it. Tracking of students' designs, methodologies, data analyses, results, and conclusions.
- Presentation of experimental articles and results.
|MODULE 3: Master's Degree Final Project|
|Master Degree Final Project||Research project on a topic related to the Master preparation and completion of a Master' thesis.||1/10/16||1/2/3|