Nsc 3861 Pre-req Quiz

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Nsc 3861 Pre-req Quiz

A passing grade of the following quiz is required PRIOR to registering for NSC 3861. Once the quiz is completed, the Program Office will be notified; no action is needed on the students' end unless the passing grade of 90% was not met. If you receive a score below 90%, use the "try again" button at the end of the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the pre-requisites for signing up for NSC 3861?
    • A. 

      There are no pre-requisites

    • B. 

      You must have taken NSC 2201

    • C. 

      You must take either NSC 2201 or NSC 3860

    • D. 

      You must take either NSC 2201 or NSC 3851

  • 2. 
    Unless you are working with human subjects you should take which Responsible Conduct of Research Course?
    • A. 

       Bio/Physical Sciences (VUBPS)

    • B. 

       Psychological Sciences (VUPSY)

  • 3. 
    In order to register for NSC 3861 and NSC 3862, you need to do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Fill out the research contract available on the website and email it to the Program Office

    • B. 

      Register yourself online via YES

    • C. 

      Fill out the research contract available on the website and have your mentor email it to the Program Office

  • 4. 
    If you take research over the summer, how many hours per week are you required to spend in the lab?
    • A. 

      15-20

    • B. 

      12-15

    • C. 

      10-12

    • D. 

      8-10

  • 5. 
    By what date must your research contract be at the Program Office if you wish to be registered on time for the upcoming semester?
    • A. 

      By the end of Open Enrollment

    • B. 

      24 hours before the end of the Open Enrollment

    • C. 

      By the end of the drop/add period

  • 6. 
    What is one component that is required in both your research abstract at the end of NSC 3861 and your paper at the end of NSC 3862?
    • A. 

      A detailed graph of the data you collected

    • B. 

      The statistics you used to analyze your data

    • C. 

      Cited references

    • D. 

      A section discussing the neuroscience component of the research

  • 7. 
    When are abstracts and papers for NSC 3861/3862 due (after which there will be a one letter grade deduction)?
    • A. 

      The first day of Dead Week

    • B. 

      The last day of class

    • C. 

      The last day of finals

    • D. 

      Whenever you feel like it

  • 8. 
    In your final paper for NSC 3861, you must demonstrate which of the following?
    • A. 

      A depth of knowledge in the area of the research project

    • B. 

      An ability to think critically

    • C. 

      An understanding of fundamental principles and concepts of neuroscience

    • D. 

      An ability to organize and communicate conceptual and factual information

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    In your final paper for NSC 3861, you must either provide the statistical test used to analyze your data or include a section describing what the appropriate test would be and why it was not performed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In your final paper for NSC 3861, your discussion section should be wide ranging and should cover many results from many papers and what you think about them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Submit your abstracts and final papers...
    • A. 

      Only to your research mentor

    • B. 

      Only to the Program Office via email

    • C. 

      To your research mentor and the Program Office via email

    • D. 

      To your research mentor and on Brightspace

  • 12. 
    According to the "Grading Guideline for Research Reports" given to research mentors...
    • A. 

      The paper does not need any statistical analysis

    • B. 

      Mentors should not include grading for clarity and organization

    • C. 

      The introduction of the student's paper must contain a section on the neuroscience background and significance of the work

    • D. 

      Mentors should not give feedback on a draft of the work before the final version is turned in