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Unformatted text preview: Cognitive Neuroscience 1 Cognitive Neuroscience Characteristics of an experiment Behavioral vs. physiological approaches Research methods in cognitive neuroscience Characteristics of an Experiment Control hold some factors constant, measuring other(s) Randomization sampling assignment Characteristics of an Experiment Independent Variable manipulated by Investigator hypothesized cause of effect Dependent Variable variable that is measured outcome Depends on the IV Cognitive Neuroscience 2 Response Time time between presentation of a stimulus and response by participant milliseconds (typically) measure of processing speed Dependent Variables in Cognitive Psychology Dependent Variables in Cognitive Psychology Accuracy correctness of response can be used in conjunction with reaction time: speed-accuracy tradeoff Frequency counting number of responses often used to measure capacity Two perspectives...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course EXP 3604 taught by Professor Fasig during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '08