Associative learning in the prefrontal cortex - PSYC 396 Undergraduate Research Project Application Form

Supervisor's Name: Michael Petrides

Supervisor's Email: michael.petrides [at]

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Supervisor's department: Psychology

Course number: PSYC 396 (Psychology)

Term: Fall 2014-2015

Project start date: Friday, September 4, 2015

Project end date: Monday, December 7, 2015

Project title: Associative learning in the prefrontal cortex

Project description (50-100 words suggested): We will conduct neurophysiological recordings of the brain's activity to investigate the role of the caudal prefrontal cortex in associative learning. The student will be assisting subject training, neurophysiological recording, data analysis, and manuscript writing.

Prerequisite: 1 term completed at McGill + CGPA of 3.0 or higher; or permission of instructor.

Grading scheme (The final report must be worth at least 50% of final grade): Final grade will be based on an evaluation of laboratory performance (40%) and a final written report (60%).

Project status: This project is taken. The professor has no more '396' projects this term.

Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. This project involves: Animal subjects.