May 25, 2024  
College Catalog 2023-2024 
College Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 450 - Research in Hemisphere Asymmetries

Although the right and left hemispheres of the brain are highly similar in terms of both structure and function, subtle and not-so-subtle differences between them exist. Exploration of these differences benefits our understanding of the mind and how it is implemented by the brain. Students in this course will identify a question about the right and left hemispheres, and design, conduct, analyze, write up, and present a research study investigating this question. The course fulfills the capstone requirement for the Neuroscience or the Psychology major. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 244 , the statistics requirement for the student’s major (STAT 155  for Neuroscience majors; PSYC 201  and PSYC 301  for Psychology majors) and permission of instructor. Occasionally offered. (4 Credits)