2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Feb 26, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PSYC 451 - Biological Psychology


Credits: 3
This course surveys the connection between biological systems and human behavior. Topics range from sleep and dreams to drugs, stress and health, memory, emotion, and psychological disorders. Primary attention is given to different parts of the brain, neurotransmitters, hormones, etc. Emphasis is given to the interaction of nature and nurture, neural flexibility (neuroplasticity), and prospects for individual change.
General Education Area: Social Science
Prerequisite: PSYC-101, or PSYC-202H