Supervisor's Name: Michael Petrides
Supervisor's Email: michael.petrides [at] mcgill.ca
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.