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Academic Year 2005/2006
PSYC 240 FA
This course will provide a broad introduction to the biological basis of behavior. We will explore the relationships among evolution, brain structure, neural function, psychology and behavior. Topics will include basic
nervous system function, hormones and sexual behavior, psychopharmacology, sleep and biological rhythms, motivation, and affective disorders.
Rosenzweigh, M. R., Breedlove, S. M., Watson, N. V., BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION TO BEHAVIORIAL AND COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE, 4th Ed., Sinauer Associates, Inc., 2005
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
4 in-class exams and 3 papers
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
This is a column 1 Breadth Requirement course.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
PSYC101 OR PSYC105 OR [NS&B213 or BIOL213]
Links to Web Resources For This Course.
- Instructor(s): McLaughlin,Peter Joseph
- Times: .M...F. 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: JUDD116;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 40)
- SR. major: 4 Jr. major: 4
- SR. non-major: 0 Jr. non-major: 0 SO: 2 FR: X
- Curricular Renewal: Quantitative Reasoning, Reading Non-Verbal Texts
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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