Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.
Students deepen their knowledge on human neurocognitive functions and gain experience in translating research ideas into informative neuroimaging experiments.
Schedule: 03.03.2021 - 31.05.2021
Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Riitta Salmelin
Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Riitta Salmelin
Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):
CEFR level (applies in this implementation):
Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):
Teaching language: English
Languages of study attainment: English
CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD
The course aims to provide an essential research toolkit to prospective neuroscientists, with special focus on experimental human neuroimaging, that includes critical reading of published work, key aspects of research ethics, expert lectures on current topics in imaging neuroscience, and students’ own research ideas-to-experiments exercises.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Active participation in contact teaching. Reports and presentations. No exam.
Contact teaching (presentations and discussions) 22-27 h, individual studying (writing a review of a published paper, writing learning diaries, planning and presenting an experiment, writing and commenting on a research plan) 100-110 h
To be specified in MyCourses at the start of the course.
Substitutes for Courses
Replaces courses Tfy-99.3720 Advanced Course on Human Brain Functioning and S-114.2720 Havaitseminen ja toiminta.
Tfy-99.2710/NBE-E4210 or similar skills (S-114.1710, Tfy 99.247 or Tfy-99.4247)