What happens in our brain when we make a decision? What triggers a neuron to send out a signal? What is the neural code? This textbook for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students provides a thorough and up-to-date introduction to the fields of computational and theoretical neuroscience.
The book covers classical topics, including the Hodgkin-Huxley equations and Hopfield model, as well as modern developments in the field such as Generalized Linear Models and decision theory.
A free series of online video lectures based on the book, hosted by Wulfram Gerstner. These videos are perfect for self-taught study or for extended explanations to help you with the book contents.
For Lecturers interested in teaching a course based on the book, we offer free teaching material intended for a course of 15 weeks, that covers the main topics of the textbook.