Measuring techniques in psychology

Study level: Undergraduate study programme in psychology
Lecturers: Robert Faber, M.Sc.
Language: Croatian
Semester: 1st (winter)
Status: elective
Form of instruction with class hours: 15 hours of lectures, 15 hours of exercises
Prerequisites: none
Student evaluation: oral exam

Course description

Elements of typical measuring devices. Converters. Electrocardiography (ECG). Electroencephalography (EEG). Evoked potentials. Oculography. Electrodermal reaction (EDR). Reography (plethysmography). Respiration. Measuring blood pressure, invasive and noninvasive methods. Measuring tremor. Measuring blood flow. Measuring temperature. Computer tomography. Nuclear magnetic resonance.

Course objectives

Learning about methods of measuring physiological activities in the organism and possibilities and limitations of particular measuring methods.

Required readings

Šantic, A. (1995). Biomedicinska elektronika. Školska knjiga: Zagreb.

Recommended Readings
All textbooks that include some topics from the course description.