Human Neuroscience and Psychophysiology Projects (PSY4225.01)

Harlan Fichtenholtz

Students will investigate the relationship between psychological constructs and physiological responses through term long research projects. Equipment is available for students to collect data from multiple modalities including, cardiovascular function (electrocardiogram, ECG), muscle responses (electromyogram, EMG), neural responses (electroencephalogram, EEG & ERP), eye movements (electrooculogram, EOG), and arousal responses (electrodermal activity, EDA). These measures can be studied individually or combined with in a single project. There are no restrictions on the psychological constructs being studied, examples of successful projects include, Physiological responses to psychological vs physical stress, Understanding the viewing patterns of visual art, and Neural responses to learning and memory.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor
Credits: 2
M 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Maximum Enrollment: 12
Course Frequency:
This course is categorized as 4000, All courses, Harlan Fichtenholtz, Monday and/or Thursday Afternoons, Psychology, Two Credit, Updates.