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Master ​Mind, Brain and Behaviour: Information for students

 

Note that this homepage provides information for students that are already enrolled in the Master's program Mind, Brain and Behavior.

If you are interested in applying for the program, please visit https://www.uni-giessen.de/studium/studienangebot/master/mbb

 

Important dates and events

 

October 10-14, Orientation week for international students (https://wise.justus.digital/seite/international)

including Study introduction days on October 13 and 14

 

Find all slides of the introductory meeting on October 13 here.

 

Timetable Winter 2023-24

 

Documents

For the study regulations, including the detailed course of studies and the practical training regulations, please visit https://www.uni-giessen.de/mug/7/findex36.html/7_36_06_5

 

Overview of the program

 

Elective Modules

All official elective modules are listed here. In addition to the listed modules, it is possible to attend 6 CP modules/courses from any other study program, however, only after consultation with your study coordinator and the respective lecturers. For enrollment and exam registration please follow the guidelines of the respective faculty.

For example, to register for Economics exams (module codes starting with 02-BWL) you have to stick to the registration periods listed at https://www.uni-giessen.de/fbz/fb02/service-fuer-studierende/service-center/ssp-downloads/termine (the timeline of all Economics exams is listed at https://www.uni-giessen.de/fbz/fb02/service-fuer-studierende/service-center/ssp-downloads/klausuren). Questions about registration for Economics modules can also be directed to

 

Practical Training Module

The Practical Training Module is typically completed in the third semester of the program. For details see the following documents by the Internship Office.

1. Information on completing the Practical Training Module by the Internship Office

2. Internship Registration form

 

 

Contact

If you have any questions please contact the study coordinator Dr. Filipp Schmidt at

or our student assistant Hagen von Chamier at

 

Ressources

If you want to refresh your knowledge of Statistics, Psychological Research Methods or Visual Perception, here are some useful ressources:

1. Statistics
Video Lecture: Philippe Rigollet (MIT), 2016: Statistics for Application, https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/18-650-statistics-for-applications-fall-2016/video_galleries/lecture-videos/
2. Psychological Research Methods
Video Lecture: John Scofield (University of Missouri), 2019: Research Methods in Psychology, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lj67_G3YLp4&list=PLP40c-AYgaWSw5oyZzJdfWK4vy62FGApr&index=1
or
Book
:  Zhong-Lin Lu & Barbara Dosher, 2014: Visual Psychophysics: From Laboratory to Theory (The MIT Press)
3. Visual Perception
Book: Brian Wandell (Stanford University), 1995, Foundations of Vision, https://foundationsofvision.stanford.edu/
or
Video Lecture (in German)
: Karl Gegenfurtner (University of Giessen), 2021: Wahrnehmungspsychologie, https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfyM3MMa4nF1s8nkUgMQegCwgaZt8WIrb