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301322 VO Neurobiology (2021S)

1.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


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Aims, contents and method of the course

After completing the lecture, you will know the basics of the functioning of our brain.
Basic neuroanatomy, structures and function of the nervous system, cell types of the NS, neuronal trafficking, membrane potential, ion channels, action potential, neurotransmitters, movement, learning and memory, emotion, neurodegenerative disorders

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

For the participation no neurobiological basic knowledge is necessary!
Examination: A maximum of 26 points is achievable (8 short questions for 2 points each, 2 long questions for 5 points each).
The short questions can also be multiple choice questions. Also several several answers can be correct in the multiple choice questions. Only if all correct answers are crossed the answer is worth 2 points. One wrong answer crossed gives a reduction of 1 point. Two wrong answer crossed gives a reduction of 2 point. However, the question can only give 0 - 0.5 -1 - 1.5 - 2 points. All questions (short and long questions) are evaluated in 0.5 point steps.
Key of evaluation
0-13 points = (5) not sufficient;
13,5-17 points = (4) sufficiant;
17,5-20 points = (3) satisfactory;
20,5-23 points = (2) good;
23,5-26 points = (1) very good

Examination topics

Teaching material on Moodle

Reading list

Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain, Bear et al Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Association in the course directory

BMB 2, BAN 6, BBO 8, BMG 10, BOE 11, BPB 11, BZO 11

Last modified: Fr 09.07.2021 11:09