Psychology, Linguistics and Cognitive Neuroscience - Teaching activity

Courses offered for the 2020/21 academic year
Statistical Methods
Teacher: Franca Crippa, Marcello Gallucci, Marco Marelli, Marco Perugini, Cristina Zogmaister  
Language: English
CFU 3
Hours 20
Program The course will cover the following topics:
  • Generalized Linear Model 
  • Mixed Models I 
  • Mixed Models II 
  • Power analysis 
  • Implicit measures 
  • Metanalysis 
  • How to get it right: Design and analysis planning 
Evaluation: YES
Calendar: November-December 2020
Statistics: R

Teacher : Costantini, TBA
Language: English
CFU: 4
Hours: 24
Program
The course aims to introduce students to the use of R for carrying out statistical analysis and drawing graphs. It offers hands-on experience using and analyzing data. It is lined up with the course in Statistical Methods
Evaluation: YES
Calendar: November 2020-January 2021

Seminars: Departmental talks, MIBTEC, BICAPP, Linguistics, Methodological

Teacher: Various speakers
Language: English
CFU: 2 Mandatory (+1 Elective)
Hours: 16 Mandatory (+12 Elective)
Program 
The seminars aim at offering different perspectives on the wide range of topics covered in the department, through invited speakers who will present their research. The programme also offers seminars on the research relevant for the two centres of the Department of Excellence project (MIBTEC and BICAPP).
Evaluation: NO
Calendar: November 2020 - June 2021

Surfing the academic job market: how to publish in high impact international journals
Teacher: Brambilla
Language: English
CFU: 1
Hours: 8
Program
The course aims at giving students basic skills in order to write and submit a scientific paper. Beside addressing the key paper sections, the workshop aims at giving basic skills to select the best journal, manage citations and debases measuring the quality and the impact of the scientific production. Topics covered:
  1.  Selecting the right journal - Impact factor and new measures of influence, journal aims, type of papers published
  2.  Writing key sections - Title, abstract, introduction, method, results, and discussion
  3.  Writing strategies 
  4.  Submission and re-submission
  5.  Do’s and Don’ts of manuscript submission
  6.  The review process
  7.  Ethical issues in publishing
Evaluation: YES
Calendar: January 2021
Open science
Teacher: Marco Perugini, Carlo Reverberi, Daniele Romano, 
Language: English
CFU: 1
Hours: 8
Program
The course will be focused on different aspects related to Open Science. In particular, it will cover aspects related to the reliability of scientific results, availability of research, the impact of open science and, more in general, the adoption of good research practices in line with Open Science.    
Evaluation: NO
Calendar: February 2021 (Wednesday 3, 10, 17, at 14.30)
Softwares for programming experiments: E-prime
Teacher: TBA
Language: English
CFU: 3
Hours: 24
Program
The course aims to introduce students to the E-prime software. It includes a description of the features of the software and examples. It provides hands-on experience in programming experiments.
Evaluation: NO
Calendar: February-April 2021
Software for programming experiments: Matlab
Teacher: TBA
Language: English
CFU: 3
Hours: 24
Program
The course aims to introduce students to the Matlab software. It includes a description of the features of the software and examples. It provides hands-on experience in programming experiments and drawing graphs.
Evaluation: NO
Calendar: February-April 2021
Inquisit, Qualtrics & SONA System
Teacher: Juliette Richetin
Language: English
CFU: 2
Hours: 10
Program The course aims to introduce students to three software: Inquisit, mostly used for programming reaction time and cognitive tasks, Qualtrics, mainly used for surveys, and SONA System, used for management and recruitment of a pool of potential participants to experiments. It includes a description of the main features of each software and examples. 
Evaluation: NO
Calendar: February-April 2021 
Research Day
Teacher: Various speakers
Language: English
CFU: 1
Hours: 8
Program
The day is dedicated to present the research carried out in the department by academic staff and by PhD students, and includes also a distinguished invited speaker.
Evaluation: NO
Calendar: September 2021
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