IntroMentalRotation_F11

IntroMentalRotation_F11 - Instructor: Janani Prabhakar...

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Instructor: Janani Prabhakar Office: Tillett 317 (Livingston Campus)
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To learn how experiments are conducted in Cognitive Psychology To learn how to interpret the results and write them up in a paper, using APA formatting To provide skills for reading existing work and creating your own ideas and projects (you will be required to read some journal articles of published research)
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There are no food or drinks in the lab The printer is not for your use unless Instructor says you can use it. Attendance is mandatory. Sign-in sheet will be in the front of class. If you do NOT sign in or come in 20 minutes after class has begun, it will considered an unexcused absence If you must miss class, provide written justification When it comes to writing lab reports, bounce ideas off of a friend, you must still hand in your own work. Otherwise, you are plagiarizing/cheating , which is unacceptable, and you will be penalized. Your assignments will be analyzed using Turn It In, and so, any similarities between your paper, other student papers, and outside resources, will be caught
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You can make an appointment if you wish to see me. I don’t hold set office hours. In general, I will be here by 3:10pm before class and stay a little after class, if you have any questions The labs follow a two-week cycle: The first class, you’ll get introductory information and run the experiment associated with the topic The second class, we will analyze the results and work on the write-up
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The official class time is from 3:20pm to 6:20pm Thanksgiving: Class will be on Tuesday – WE WILL BE HERE! No Class: October 27 th People work at different paces After you run your experiment, upload the data to Dropbox on Sakai If done early, start working on assignment Please do not use programs like AIM, g-chat, facebook, games, and other distractions during class.
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Grading Assignments (40%): 10 points (5 assignments total) Final Report (40%): 40 points Attendance and Participation (20%): 24 points (2 pts per class) Submit assignments to Assignments Folder BY 11:59pm on Wednesday night before the next class Grades and comments will be posted on Sakai
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Look on your desktop for a folder titled “psych 306” (on some computers it may say “cognition lab”) : This is a shortcut to ‘My Documents/psych306/’ find “Thursday34” That’s your folder. You should save your work there, and keep that computer for the rest of the semester.
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course 830 306 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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