Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 5621

Introduction to Event-Related-Potentials

Training to become an independent event-related-potential researcher. Develop skills in experimental programming, application of electrode nets, artifact detection, filtering and component analysis, and localization.


Credit Hours: 3


Psych 2220(H) and 2300, and permission of the instructor; or graduate standing.

Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:


Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains
  • Describe applications of psychology


Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research


Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science & practice
  • Build & enhance personal relationships
  • Adopt values that build community at local, national, & global levels



  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes
  • Exhibit effective presentation skills for different purposes
  • Interact effectively with others


Professional Development 

  • Apply psychological content & skills to career goals
  • Enhance teamwork capacity


Psychology Major:

Psychology Minors:

Advanced elective for General Psychology

General Education:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

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