On Turning Stereotaxic Surgical Failures into Positive Learning Experiences in the Undergraduate Physiological Psychology Laboratory Academic Article uri icon


  • Failure is frequently the end point of laboratory exercises in physiological psychology that involve stereotaxic surgery by inexperienced students. This article suggests that lab instructors enjoin their students to pursue the potential location of misplaced brain lesions using a variety of simple behavioral tests and the Thompson (1978) stereotaxic atlas. © 1985, SAGE Publications. All rights reserved.

author list (cited authors)

  • Wellman, P. J.

citation count

  • 2

publication date

  • December 1985