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Learn about our research projects

Read each article and write a one-paragraph summary:
  1. Structure of semantic memory: Mirman, Landrigan, & Britt (2017)
  2. Functional and neural organization of spoken language: Mirman et al. (2015)
  3. Competition and cooperation among word representations: Chen & Mirman (2015)
  4. Role of cognitive control in language processing: Mirman & Britt (2014)

Learn about our research methods

Read each article and write a one-paragraph summary:
    1. Eye-tracking: Ronderos et al. (2018) video, written step-by-step protocol
    2. Lesion-symptom mapping: Wilson (2017)
    3. Cognitive neuropsychology: Ellis & Young (2013, Chapter 1) "What is Cognitive Neuropsychology?"
    4. Computational modeling: McClelland (2009)

    Certification and approval to test study participants

    Most of our research involves human subjects. There are strict ethical guidelines for conducting human subjects research and protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our participants. In order to be involved in data collection, you must complete these steps and send the documents to Dan.

    Learn essential skills

    1. Literature searches: Google Scholar, PubMed
      • Advanced: Reference management with Mendeley
    2. Using Audacity for making and editing stimuli: Training Assignment
    3. EyeLink
    4. Experiment Builder

    Learn R

    1. Complete the Try R tutorial
      • Advanced version (for those with some programming and/or statistics background): Kelly Black's R Tutorial
    2. Install R and RStudio on your computer (both are free and cross-platform).
    3. Learn to use ggplot2 to make graphs