These two assignments together constitute 70% of the grade for this class.
Assignment 1: Research Paper Presentation
Each student will briefly (20-30 minutes) present recent neuroimaging papers and will lead group discussion at multiple points during the term.
The objectives of the presentation are to consider:
The purpose is to initiate the day's discussion of this and the related assigned articles.
Assignment 2: Experimental Research Proposal
This proposal should advance a novel neuroimaging investigation aimed to address any aspect of memory considered during the course.
The proposal (approx. 10-15 pages) should describe:
- The background
- Experimental design
- Analysis approach
- Predicted results
- Theoretical implications
Proposals will be due on the last day of class and will be briefly presented (~15 minutes) during the final class meeting.