PSYCH 5425: Introduction to Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging

August 7, 2017
A general introduction to the physical bases of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), the physiological bases and principles of functional MRI, MRI related safety issues, design and analysis of fMRI experiments, and the operation of the Siemens 3T Trio system with hands-on experience. Prereq: Grad standing, or permission of instructor.
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Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:

Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Describe applications of psychology

Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving

Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science & practice
  • Build & enhance personal relationships
  • Adopt values that build community at local, national, & global levels


  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes
  • Interact effectively with others

Professional Development

  • Apply psychological content & skills to career goals
  • Exhibit self-efficacy & self-regulation
  • Refine project-management skills

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