Selected Topic Courses

Fall 2018

PSY 43911 A00  Special Topics in Psychology (Part 1 of 2) : Introduction to Neuroimaging

Important Message
InformationPlease note that this is a 6 unit course offered from September to April. You must register to PSY 43912 A00 Part 2 of 2, offered in January in order to complete the course requirements.

Prof. Stuart Hammond

Wed. 14:30-17:50 (VNR 2095)

Introduction and overview of a variety of the latest and most common brain imaging techniques including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography (PET), electroencephalography (EEG) and simultaneous EEG-MRI. Topics will cover applications used to understand brain function in healthy and clinical populations. Seminars and labs held monthly at the Royal’s Institute for Mental Health Research (IMHR).

Prerequisite: 54 university credits including PSY 1101, PSY 1102


Winter 2019

ANT 4105 Selected Topic in Anthropology: Introduction to Physical Anthropology

The course will be held at the Canadian Museum of History, in the Resource Centre (100, rue Laurier Street, Gatineau, QC K1A 0M8).

This course is a general introduction to the subject of physical or biological anthropology. It will include both lectures and hands on experiences. The course covers the sub-fields of physical anthropology focusing on the analysis and interpretation of the physical remains of the dead. Topics covered will include:

  • What is physical anthropology
  • Human Osteology
  • Paleopathology
  • Microscopic and destructive analysis
  • Mummification, soft tissue, and bone preservation Bioarchaeology and taphonomy Human remains curation and repatriation
  • Forensic anthropology

Prerequisite: 54 university credits including 9 ANT credits.

 

ECO 4199 B00 Special Topics III : Aboriginal Economics

Prof. Aggey Semenov

Wed. 10:00-11:20 and Fri. 8:30-9:50 (LPR 285)

This course introduces the student to important concepts, principles and facts of indigenous economic issues. The main objective of this course is to encourage students critical thinking on the current and historical state of aboriginal economic problems and to apply economic theory to propose policy recommendations. Students will learn how to read and interpret recent economic advance in aboriginal economics.

This course requires the following pre-requisites: ECO 2143 and ECO 2145

PSY 4391 A00  Special Topics in Psychology: The Adjustment of Refugees: Challenges and Solutions

Prof. Marta Yolande Young

Mon. 14:30-17:20 (WLD 104)

Definitions of a refugee. Theoretical, legal and clinical issues concerning refugees. Exploration of pre-migration trauma and flight. Factors that facilitate and impede refugees during resettlement in various domains (e.g., work, social relationships, couple and family functioning, mental health and well-being). Overview of current clinical and community-based interventions, with a particular focus on refugee-based assessment and psychotherapy.

Prerequisite: 54 university credits including PSY 1101, PSY 1102

PSY 43912 A00  Special Topics in Psychology (Part 2 of 2) : Introduction to Neuroimaging

Please note that this is Part 2 of PSY 43911 A00 which was held during the fall trimester.

Prof. Stuart Hammond

Wed. 14:30-17:50 (LMX 405)

Introduction and overview of a variety of the latest and most common brain imaging techniques including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography (PET), electroencephalography (EEG) and simultaneous EEG-MRI. Topics will cover applications used to understand brain function in healthy and clinical populations. Seminars and labs held monthly at the Royal’s Institute for Mental Health Research (IMHR).

Prerequisite: PSY 43911

SCS 2100 A00 Selected Topic I : Aboriginal Economics

Prof. Aggey Semenov

Wed. 16:00-17:20 and Fri. 14:30-15:50 (LMX 241)

This course introduces the student to basic concepts, principles and facts of indigenous economic issues in the world. We will study economic problems such as labour market, health economics, public economics, economic development and growth, poverty and inequality, environmental issues and sustainability. The main objective of this course is to prepare students to apply economic theory to study problems of aboriginal economic and social development.

Prerequisite: 18 university credits.

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