Psychophysiology: Brain

Studies in this section deal with measuring how the brain contributes to the activity of the mind. They look for the physiological underpinnings of psychological phenomena. Several of them involve the use of ERP measures to discover brain activity. Though E-Prime can be used to work with fMRI machines, we have not included any here, as it is unlikely that students working in lab will have an MRI lying around.

Scientists have been studying the brain for a very long time, both as part of physiology and as part of psychology. Most of the studies we would like to include here are psychological, for obvious reasons.

The only study that has been added to this section so far is the Poffenberger experiment from the earlier part of the 20th Century where he attempted to measure how long it took for messages to travel between the hemispheres of the brain.

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