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Glossary

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B

B.A.

abbreviation of: Bachelor of Arts

Academic degree

B.Sc.

abbreviation of: Bachelor of Science

Bachelor-degree, mostly in sciences, mathematics, or computer science.

BCCN

abbreviation of: Bernstein Center für Computational Neuroscience, Berlin

BMBF

abbreviation of: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung

Federal Ministry for Education and Research

C

CILS

abbreviation of: Center for Integrative Life Sciences, Berlin

CT

abbreviation of: computer tomography

CT

abbreviation of: Computertomographie

Medical imaging method employing X-ray images generating a three-dimensional image.  

D

DFG

abbreviation of: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

German Research Foundation

Dipl.-Psych.

abbreviation of: Diplom-Psychologist

Academic degree in Psychology

Dr.

abbreviation of: Doctor

Dr. med.

abbreviation of: Doctor medicinae

Doctor of medicin

Dr. phil.

abbreviation of: Doctor philosophiae

Doctor of philosophy

Dr. rer. hum. biol.

abbreviation of: Doctor rerum biologiae humanae

Doctor of human biology

Dr. rer. nat.

abbreviation of: Doctor rerum naturalium

Doctor of science, sometimes mathematics, informatics and psychology.

E

EEG

abbreviation of: Elektroenzephalography

F

fMRI

abbreviation of: Functional magnetic resonance imaging

Medical imaging technique to visualize detailed internal structures

I

in-silico

definition: computerized

performed on computer or via computer simulation

M

M.A.

abbreviation of: Magister Artium

Academic degree

M.D.

abbreviation of: Medicinae Doctor

Doctoral degree for physicians (medical doctors)

M.Sc.

abbreviation of: Master of Science

Master degree, usually in mathematic, computer science and science.

MEG

abbreviation of: Magnetoencephalography

Technique for mapping brain activity by recording magnetic fields

MRI

abbreviation of: Magnetic resonance imaging

Medical imaging technique

P

PD

abbreviation of: Privatdozent

Private lecturer

Ph.D.

abbreviation of: philosophiae doctor

Doctor of Philosophy

PhD

abbreviation of: philosophiae doctor

Doctor of philosophy

Postdoc

abbreviation of: Post-Doktoral researcher

Prof.

abbreviation of: Professor

PTSD

abbreviation of: Post-traumatic stress disorder