Catalogue 2016 - 2017

PSY 312 Physiological Psychology


3 cr.


PSY 101, PSY 201 or permission of the chair.

Course Description

This is a systematic study of the physiological bases of behavior with an emphasis on the role of the central nervous system. Topics include the structure and function of the nervous system, sensation and perception, neuroanatomy and the biochemistry of learning, memory, emotions, affective disorders, and substance abuse.