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CS17 *** EXTRA CREDIT There are several ways to earn Extra Credit for this class! 1) Mnemonics - A “mnemonic” is an easy -to-remember acronym, rhyme, or other pithy saying For example: “PAD” (for protective layers of Meninges a round the brain: P=Pia mater, A=Arachnoid mater, D=Dura Mater) For example: “Cells that fire together, wire together” - Students can generate these about the material and submit them via email to Professor Johnson at [email protected] - They don’t have to be particularly clever, as long as they work for you BUT you will lose credit if they are inaccurate! - The most helpful ones will be posted (anonymously) to the class website 2) Talk Summaries - Talks on topics related to Cognitive Neuroscience are common in the Cognitive Science & Psychology Departments, and at The Kavali and Salk Institutes - Students can attend such talks and write up 1-2 page summaries and submit them via email to Professor Johnson at [email protected] - Summaries must include the Speakers Name, and the Time and Place of the talk
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Unformatted text preview: - Summaries must include the Speakers Name, and the Time and Place of the talk - Pertinent talks will be announced in class or on class website whenever possible See: Announcements and Links 3) Participation in Research- Several experimenters at UCSD are looking for research subjects - One way to sign up to be a subject is through Experimetrix See https://experimetrix2.com/ucsd/ Click on new.user to register for credit Be sure to see read.me for rules Any hours you participate through this system will be automatically recorded and sent to Professor Johnson at the end of the term - Other research opportunities will be posted around the Cogsci department Ask your TA / IA about them Amount of Extra Credit earned for above varies with quality/quantity of submissions, as well as per relative effort compared to others in class, and is assigned at the time of final grading. Typically, Extra Credit enables students “on the cusp” between grades to earn the higher grade....
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