|Course Cluster: Disability Studies|
Students in this advanced undergraduate research course will work in teams on novel and ongoing research studies focused on understanding neurocognitive dysfunction and its treatment in neuropsychiatric illness. Students will be matched to a research project and will participate in different aspects of this research including background literature review, acquiring elementary skills in neurocognitive and symptom assessment, and collecting and/or analyzing extant data using SPSS. Students may also be involved in learning cognitive training procedures.
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|Course Format: Laboratory||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (NS&B)(PSYC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: (If discrepancies exist between major readings in Wesmaps and the results generated by the Text Book Information link, defer to the readings posted in Broad Street Books.)|
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|Examination and Assignments: |
Final laboratory report. Oral presentations and two quizzes.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students should have taken PSYC200 or PSYC201 and PSYC228 or PSYC240. Only one Wesleyan University course can be taken as non-graded towards the major.
Class meetings will be devoted to a review of contemporary empirical research, supervised training on research assessment instruments, student oral presentations of proposed research studies, and results of subsequent data analyses. Results of student studies are expected to culminate in a peer-reviewed publication-style presentation of research findings.
|Instructor(s): Kurtz,Matthew M. Times: .M.W... 08:30AM-09:50AM; Location: JUDD314; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 10
|Permission of instructor approval will be granted by the instructor during pre-registration through the Electronic Portfolio. Click "Add to My Courses" and "To request a POI electronically, click here" to submit your request.|
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