Brain, Mind and Cognition
Module Number: EI7314
Duration: 1 Semester
Occurence: Winter Semester
Number of ECTS: 5
Professor in charge: Klaus Diepold
Amount of work
Study hours: 60
Self studying hours: 90
Description of achievement and assessment methods
At least 3 of 5 written homework tasks have to be handed in. With these and an active participation n the discussions students proof their understanding of literature (60%).
Students have to hand in a summarizing essay to proof their ability if interdisziplinary interrelations (40%).
Students read literature (up to 5 books) within the context of Brain, Mind, and Cognition and discuss in groups. The goal is to answer the question about how we learn from literature about the structure and function of Brain, Mind, and Cognition. Which inspiration can we get for technical tasks? A lecture accompanies the seminar with background knowledge abour neuro- and cognition science in the context of cognitive robots.
After successful completion of the module students have a broad and interdisciplinary access to the field of "Brain, Mind, and Cognition". They are able to understand and assess such concepts. Based on literature students are able to identify scientific problems and device them.
Teaching and learning methods
Students read the asigned literature within a given duration and write a statement about their individual understanding. A written guideline and a list of key questions supports the students. During a contact hour students discuss the literature under the aspect of a given question. Finally students qirte a summary of the discussion results and their own insights. A lecture provides additional background knowledge.
Books and literature (patially in digital from as web download); lecture with PPTs
Literature is updated each semester and will be announced in www.