Neuroimaging Analysis 1: Structural Imaging
Psychology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences
Exposure to the physical and biological bases of image acquisition, the technologies of in vivo neuroimaging, the application of these technologies to understanding questions in neuroscience, and an introduction to the design and analysis of structural neuroimaging experiments.
Fall Odd Years
Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)
PSYCH 514 (can be taken concurrently), or instructor's consent.
Physical bases of image acquisition
Students will be able to describe basic principles of MR physics as it pertains to image acquisition
Biological underpinnings of image acquisition
Students will be able to discuss and describe how various biological tissue classes are identified and processed during image acquisition.
Design and analysis of imaging experiments
Students will be able to operate, process and analyze structural imaging data using several standard neuroimaging toolkits
Evaluating the science of neuroimaging methodology
Students will be able to read, critique, and evaluate neuroimaging literature for its merit and scientific rigor.