Course Project: Part 1

Instructions

Course Project: Part 1

Research methodology has certainly contributed to the advancement of biological psychology. In this assignment, focus on one advancement that has resulted from any research methodology covered in this unit (Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI scanner), Computerized tomography (CT scanner), Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), Stereotaxic surgery, Radio frequency lesion, and Excitotoxic lesion. Then, create a two-page paper. Make the following points about the advancement of your choice:

  • Name the advancement (e.g., new medication, new treatment) and the researcher who discovered this advancement.
  • Indicate the research methodology that was used to discover the advancement.
  • Indicate the research that occurred in order to discover the advancement.
  • Name the part of the brain that was targeted.
  • Discuss what applicable neurotransmitters were targeted and the effect on synaptic transmission.
  • Discuss the pathways of how it affects the neurons in the brain (as applicable).
  • Give insights or comments obtained from additional research.
  • Create a title page and reference page; these will not count towards meeting the two-page paper requirement.

 

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