PSY 416 - Brain and Behavior

PSY 416 - Brain and Behavior

4.00 Cr
Brain and Behavior evaluates the biological aspects of psychology and behavior. The course focuses on the biological role the brain has on motor control, sleep, the endocrine system, hunger, thirst, reproduction, sexual drives, stress and emotional behavior. Students also examine the biological correlates of mental disorders, such as schizophrenia, PTSD, and substance abuse. A focus of the course will be on pharmaceutical treatments for a wide variety of disorders. The laboratory section includes case studies of neurological disorders and journal article discussions on recent advances in pharmacological approaches and treatments.
Term: 
2020SP
Method: 
LEC
LAB
Faculty: 
Honzel, Nikki