| General Course Information ||This course is organized annually and has two main goals: |
1) To introduce you to the various research areas, methods and techniques for studying human perception at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics. The institute is a leading international research facility, which uses a combination of psychophysics, computational modeling and cutting-edge technology to study the human brain.
2) To give you „hands on" experience by conducting five mini-research projects related to on-going research projects.
|Program for 2013 ||Four to seven experiments from different research fields e.g.: "Face recognition". |
Participants will also get tutorials and various lab tours. More details to be announced later.
|Course Requirement ||The course is in English. Students should be at least in their fifth semester. Students who want to get a "Schein" or credits for this practical course are required to write a report in English. (Psychologie Studenten: Diplom-Studenten der Psychologie können sich für ihre Teilnahme am Blockpraktikum einen benoteten Schein für ein Praktikum in „Evaluation und Forschungsmethoden“ anrechnen lassen.) |
|Type of Course ||Practical Course / Blockpraktikum (4 SWS) |
|Registration ||Registrations (first come first served basis) must be done by phone at the secretary's office: Dagmar Maier, 07071/ 601-601 or by email: dagmar.maier[at]tuebingen.mpg.de. |
Participants' number is limited.
| Time and Location || Time: March 14-26, 2013; |
Location: Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstr. 38
|Mandatory Premeeting Date || |
February 21 at 14.15 in the
|Lecture Notes ||TBA |
|Lecturer || Isabelle Bülthoff, Lewis Chuang, and many scientists of the department for Human Perception, Cognition and Action |
|Reading Material || Download Reading Material |