200138 SE Advanced Seminar: Mind and Brain (2018W)
Fundamental Topics in Cognitive Science + Colloquium
- Registration is open from Mo 03.09.2018 07:00 to Tu 25.09.2018 07:00
- Deregistration possible until Fr 28.09.2018 07:00
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
ATTENTION: Please note that students are required to additionally attend a weekly colloquium each Thursday, so attendence is mandatory from 9.45am to 11.15am (seminar) and additionally from 5pm to 6pm (colloquium). Please see below for details.
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
Please note that attendance to sessions of the seminar in the morning AND to sessions of the colloquium in the evening is mandatory! A maximum of 3 missed Thursdays is allowed (in total).
Presentation of the assigned reading is mandatory.Grading:
a) Active participation --> 40%
b) Presentation of the paper and discussion --> 40%
b.1) Presentation --> 25%
b.2) Discussion --> 15%
c) Written Feedback --> 20%Please note that active participation (40% of the total grade) is strongly determining the grade. We would like to point out that missing a session results in no participation for this session .
Please also note the Richtlinie zur Sicherung der guten wissenschaftlichen Praxis (https://studienpraeses.univie.ac.at/infos-zum-studienrecht/sicherung-der-guten-wissenschaftlichen-praxis/)
Literature especially interesting for students with a focus in Clinical Psychology: Meehl, P. E. (1990). Why Summaries of Research on Psychological Theories are Often Uninterpretable. Psychological Reports, 66, 195-244. doi: 10.2466/pr0.1922.214.171.124
Literature especially interesting for students with a focus in Work, Economy, Society:
Turing, A. M. (1950). Computing machinery and intelligence. Mind, 59, 433-460.
Literature especially interesting for students with a focus in Education:
Nisbett, R. E. (2003). The geography of thought. New York: Free Press.
Literature especially interesting for students with a focus in Mind and Brain:
Please note that all articles are general enough to be of interest for all students of Psychology and even of Cognitive Sciences, Social Sciences, or Life Sciences. Every student who relies of empirical methods of testing hypotheses and is interested in human experiences could get something out of this course.