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Advanced Research in Cognition and Neuropsychiatric Illness

PSYC 393
Fall 2011
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: NS&B 393
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.

Essential Capabilities: Quantitative Reasoning, Writing
Learning to evaluate quantitative relationships between clinical variables in schizophrenia through supervised data analysis. Writing a term paper and poster for public presentation.

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.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: LaboratoryGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (NS&B)(PSYC)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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