Catalogue 2017 - 2018

NSCI 212 Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

PSY 101.

Course Description

This is a systematic study of the physiological basis of behavior with an emphasis on the role of the central nervous system. The course serves as an introduction to cellular and behavioral neuroscience for psychology and neuroscience majors. Topics include structure and function of the central nervous system (brain, neurons and synapses), sensation and perception, psychopharmacology, neuroanatomy and neurochemistry of learning and memory, emotions, and psychological disorders.

Notes

Formerly PSY 312.

Distribution

MR

Fee