PSY 215 : Biopsychology

[March 2022: new course number is PSY 316]. This course focuses on an investigation of the physiological, comparative, ecological, and evolutionary aspects of behavior. Topics include basic neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, behavioral genetics, perception and awareness, sensorimotor integration, motivational, circadian and reward systems, emotion and stress, and the biopsychology of psychiatric disorders. Emphasis is placed on evaluating research and students will learn to ask and answer questions regarding human behavior in the context of all life. Students who have completed BIO 215 or PSY 316 (new course number) cannot take PSY 215 for credit.

Prerequisites

PSY 101

Overview

Program

Credits

3