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About the Course

These are very unique times for brain research. The aperitif for the course will thus highlight the present “brain-excitements” worldwide. You will then become intimately acquainted with the operational principles of neuronal “life-ware” (synapses, neurons and the networks that they form) and consequently, on how neurons behave as computational microchips and how they plastically and constantly change - a process that underlies learning and memory. Recent heroic attempts to realistically simulate large cortical networks in the computer will be highlighted (e.g., “the Blue Brain Project”) and processes related to perception, cognition and emotions in the brain will be discussed. For dessert we will deliberate on the future of brain research, including the questions of “brain and art”, consciousness and free will. For more information see the course promo below and read “About the course.”...

Top reviews


Jan 26, 2023

This course was full of information. The way how lecturer explains the subject was great. Only the guest lecturer section was pretty hard to understand but there were no exam needed for that week.


Aug 13, 2017

Excellent teaching by Sir. He has created one more enthusiast in the journey of decoding Human Brain. Thank you Sir, getting my basics clear and this will help me to be better Neuro/AI researcher.

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By Dana N C F

Nov 19, 2022

Excelente curso , muy interesante .

By Sergey M

Apr 5, 2020

The best course about neuroscience.

By Ruti S

Apr 8, 2019

Idan Segev - Wow. Amazing lecturer.

By Ruslanas K

Apr 1, 2017

simply about such complex system :)

By Datkhabayeva G

Nov 14, 2022

Thankы a lot for the great course!

By Felipe M

Apr 20, 2017

Great course by a great scientist.

By Brijesh M

Aug 13, 2016

Great content and great professor.

By Jenifer N R N

Jan 8, 2021


By Yijun

Feb 18, 2021

inspiring and beautiful course.

By eduardo R

Jul 28, 2020

Excellent professor! Thanks!!!

By Victor M P

Sep 9, 2018


Excellent, totally.

By Alexander S

Aug 7, 2016

one of the best courses ever.

By Ana D

Jan 19, 2017

Amazing course. Thank you!

By Sahibzada K J

Sep 8, 2019

it was highly beneficial.

By 黄玉轩

Nov 16, 2015

excellent class to begin,

By Varun P

Dec 16, 2015

beautifully tailored :)

By Manav D

Dec 8, 2017

Very engaging lecturer

By Philippe P

Sep 26, 2015

Worth the time put in.

By Ricardo A G

Nov 13, 2020

Excelent course!!!!!!

By Amina

Dec 2, 2020

Thank you very much!

By Danila G

Dec 25, 2015

Just a great course.

By Nijesh U

Jul 18, 2019

thanks for offering

By Thales

Aug 8, 2016

Thought-provoking !

By Isabel M J S

May 21, 2021

amazing course !!!

By Israel B Z

Mar 6, 2018

Un curso excelente