Computational and Cognitive Neuroscience
Full course description
Computational and Cognitive Neuroscience presents an overview of the core topics in cognitive and biological psychology. These topics include, among others, (human) perception, learning, memory, planning and problem solving and do not require a background in psychology or biology. The course relates concepts in artificial intelligence (AI) to concepts in psychology. Students are introduced to algorithms used in AI that are based on biological and psychological concepts such as evolution and neural models. After completing this course the student has become aware of the main findings that relate psychology and biology to artificial intelligence. Additionally the student has identified the limitations of theories and interpretations of psychological and neuro-scientific experimental findings.
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