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Theoretical Neuroscience I

This course is an (almost) complete video-based lecture series by Prof. Dr. Jochen Braun at the Otto-von-Guerike University Madgeburg; it comes with a learning script.

In this lecture series, Professor Braun leads through the theoretical neurosciences.

The recordings were made in the winter term of 2018/ 2019. Not every lecture is available on video.

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Membrane potential and Nernst equation

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Single compartment model

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Leaky-integrate-and-fire model

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Hodgkin-Huxley model

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Hodgkin-Huxley experiments and Connor-Stevens model

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Synaptic conductances

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Modeling morphology

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Simple LIF networks and cortical operating regime

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Receptive fields and tuning curves

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Linear filter model

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Linear filter models in 2D and 3D

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Psychophysics and signal detection theory

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Comparison of psychometric and
neurometric functions

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Bayes’ rule and maximum likelihood

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Population decoding with neurons

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Fisher information

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Shannon information basics

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Conditional entropy and mutual information

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Contact

Prof. Dr. Jochen Braun
Fakultät für Naturwissenschaften (FNW)
Kognitionsbiologie
Leipziger Str. 44, Haus 91
D- 39120 Magdeburg

jochen.braun@ovgu.de
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Prof. Dr. Jochen Braun
Fakultät für Naturwissenschaften (FNW)
Kognitionsbiologie
Leipziger Str. 44, Haus 91
D- 39120 Magdeburg