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Instructor Info:Jane Couperus
Office Extension x5389
TA Info:Louisa Smith
Colin Quirk
Term: 2014S
Meeting Info: Monday Wednesday
01:00 PM - 02:20 PM Adele Simmons Hall (ASH) 222
01:00 PM - 02:20 PM Adele Simmons Hall (ASH) 222
Description: This course is an upper-level research seminar designed for students who wish to learn electrophysiological techniques and how to apply those techniques to answer research questions in the domain of cognitive psychology and cognitive neuropsychology. In this years course students will help design a study of attention, run participants, and analyze the data. Additionally, they will have the opportunity to develop an original research project from conception through piloting participants. Course requirements will consist of reading primary research articles, designing, and executing an event related potential (ERP) research project. The class will cover all elements of setting up an ERP research project and we will focus on both the theory of electrophysiological research techniques as well as practical aspects of developing and running a research project.