Instruction

Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Big questions in neuroscience and current limits of knowledge 1 Cr Course 2.9.2019 - 29.4.2020
Big questions in neuroscience and current limits of knowledge 1 Cr Course 5.9.2018 - 22.5.2019
Big questions in neuroscience and current limits of knowledge 1 Cr Lecture Course 28.3.2018 - 16.5.2018

Learning outcomes

After this course, the student knows what the current themes of research and key questions in neuroscience are. He/she is familiar with the methods used in neuroscience research and what the major scientific and technical limits of neuroscience are at the moment. He/she will know how to write an essay reflecting the content of a seminar presentation.

Timing

Periods I-IV

Contents

Prominent neuroscientists will give a lecture. The students will reflect these events in essays they write after each lecture.

Assessment practices and criteria

Scale is pass/fail

Completion methods

The course involves visits to neuroscience laboratories, listening to lectures and writing essays. 5 visits + essays = 1 cr, 10 visits + essays = 2 cr.