Catalogue 2019 - 2020

PSY 780 Brain and Behavior


3 cr.

Course Description

The focus of the course is the relationship between nervous system function and behavior function. The course will cover cellular function and neurotransmission, organization of the vertebrate nervous system, the generation and organization of adaptive networks, and the neurobiology of motor systems and action generation. Emphasis is given to the neurocircuitry serving learning processes, motivation, and emotion as a point of basic research interest and as it relates to human clinical disease and dysfunction.