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Computers and Cognitive Sciences 2 - NAIL088
Title: Informatika a kognitivní vědy 2
Guaranteed by: Department of Software and Computer Science Education (32-KSVI)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2021
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 6
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:3/1, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: Mgr. Ján Antolík, Ph.D.
Class: Informatika Mgr. - volitelný
Classification: Informatics > Programming, Software Engineering, Theoretical Computer Science
Annotation -
Last update: T_KSVI (18.04.2016)
This course gives an introduction into computational neuroscience and cognitive psychology. The second term will focus primarily on memory systems, spatial cognition and motor systems, and also neural and behavioral learning. The lecture will be given in Czech language in 2016/7 and in English language in 2017/8.
Course completion requirements -
Last update: doc. Mgr. Cyril Brom, Ph.D. (15.06.2018)

Oral exams

Written test

Paper presentation

Participation in an experiment

Literature - Czech
Last update: T_KSVI (26.03.2007)


Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain (Hardcover)

by Mark F Bear (Author), Barry Connors (Author), Michael Paradiso (Author); Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Sternberg, R. J.: Kognitivní psychologie; Portál

Veselovský, Z.: Etologie: Biologie chování zvířat; Academia

The Psychology of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman; Basic Books

Syllabus -
Last update: T_KSVI (04.05.2015)

1) Memory and knowledge representation; spatial orientation; hippocampus.

2) Introduction into behavioral sciences, ethology. Imprinting, habituation, sensitization, operant and classical conditioning. Learning at the level on neurons and synapses.

3) Brain research methods

4) Motor system: oculomotor system, spinal cord, cerebellum, motor cortex, basal ganglia. Walking robots.

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