Cognitive neuroscience study program

The information will be updated continuously, check back often. Last updated 15.8.2019. More information: Senior lecturer Jan Wikgren

Register here for the CIBA studies

In the academic year 2019-2020, at least the following courses are available:

Mandatory courses organized by CIBR:

CIBA110 Anatomy and physiology of the central and autonomic nervous system

  • Lectures starting Mon 9.9.2019 at 12-14 (Jan Wikgren)

CIBA120 Experimental methods in neuroscience

  • Lectures (Jan Wikgren) starting from 11.11.2018 10-14
  • Assessment is based on weekly assignments done in groups
  • Hands on sessions 2-3 h per group (max 8 students per group).
  • Topics cover experimental designs, EEG recordings and basic signal processing

CIBA130 Basics of brain imaging

  • Teaching sessions (Jan Wikgren, Simo Monto and Tiina Parviainen) on Mondays at 12:15 to 14  10.2. - 23.3.2020
    • Sessions consist of a lecture (2 h) and presentations (~20 min each) by students on research examples
  • Topics cover:
    • Intracranial recordings and imaging
    • Event-related potentials (ERP)
    • Magnetoencephalography (MEG)
    • Positron emission tomography (PET)
    • (functional) Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
    • Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS)
  • Take away exam: Two weeks to answer 10 questions in short essay form

Optional courses organized by CIBR

CIBA140 Neuroscience practicum

  • Practical work in research groups, contact team leaders personally. List of possibilities will appear here soon.

CIBA150 Current issues in cognitive neuroscience

  • More information soon

CIBA160 Neurobiology of learning and memory

  • Tentatively planned as an intensive course 4.5.2020 - 15.5.2020
  • Lectures by Miriam Nokia
  • Literature: Jerry W Rudy: Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
  • More information closer to the course

Courses organized by other departments (optional)

PSYA170 Kognitiivinen psykologia ja kognitiivinen neurotiede (Psychology)

  • Lectures (in Finnish), contact Jan Wikgren

PSYS122 Neuropsykologia IIIA (Psychology)

PSYS123 Neuropsykologia IIIB (Psychology, lectures in English)

  • 14.1. - 25.2.2020. 

YFIS510 Aivotutkimuksen filosofia (Social Sciences and Philosophy)

  • Can be done as an essay based on literature package throughout the year. Contact Jussi Saarinen 

LBIP002 Hermolihasjärjestelmän kinesiologia (Biology of Physical activity)

  • Lectures (in Finnish) from 28.10.2019-10.1.2020, contact Mikko Virmavirta

TIES324 Signal Processing (Information Technology)

CIPA213 Developmental language related disorders (Psychology)

MTEM020 Music Therapy in Medicine and as Rehabilitation (Music)