Author Archives: Salome-Thamar Werner

Week 12

Our last week of this course contains of an exercise lab for EEG measurements in Aalto Behavioural Laboratory. Therefore the course was split into two groups with around 20 people. For the measurements of brain activities one volunteer was needed. … Continue reading

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Week 10

The quiz for before this week’s lecture was about the topic of attention. Usually the quiz topic and the lecture are the same. There was an accidental mismatch regarding the topic this week. This lead to a special agreement regarding … Continue reading

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Week 8

In this week’s excursion we visited Nexstim, which is a company that sells transcranial magnetic stimulation devices. Transcranial magnetic stimulation is used to treat depression but also for pre surgical mapping. Pre surgical mapping helps planning surgeries as well as … Continue reading

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Week 5

This week’s lecture was about neurotransmitter. With different videos the teacher tried to make it easier to understand the process of the post-synaptic ion-channels opening due to the transmitter docking to the receptors. A transmitter docking to a receptor causes … Continue reading

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Getting started

We are three Erasmus students from Germany and Portugal studying Medical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering. We therefore still have to get used to the system, hence why this week’s blog post is our first. We are taking the course ‘Structure … Continue reading

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