Universität Wien FIND

300656 PP Practical course in animal cognition (2016S)

Introduction into the methods of learning experiments with animals

10.00 ECTS (6.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


max. 18 participants
Language: German



Vorbesprechung am 11.03.2016 um 14 Uhr im Seminarraum der Kognitionsbiologie, 2. Ebene, 4. Spange, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien


Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim is to train students of animal cognition in all steps of scientific inquiry from how to create hypotheses, establish an experimental design, collect data, analyze the results statistically and lastly to interpreting and presenting the project in oral and written publications. Students work in small groups on novel, unanswered projects. This course is specially recommended for students interested into working out a diploma thesis in the field of cognitive ethology.

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