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PSYC 2285 Behavioral Neuroscience (Fall/Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course presents an introduction to the physiological basis of behavior. Basic neuroanatomy and neurophysiology are presented, and the following topics are then discussed: neuropharmacology, psychopharmacology, and the biological bases of mental illness; brain mechanisms of reward and reinforcement; hormones and behavior; an introduction to the development of the nervous system; brain mechanisms of learning and memory; and brain mechanisms of emotion.

Instructor(s): Marilee Ogren

Prerequisites: PSYC1110. PSYC1110, or BIOL1100-1102, or BIOL2000-2010.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17