The Brain and Behavior

Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course Prefix: 
PSY
Course Number: 
321
General Education Requirements: 
R
W
Credits: 
3 sem. hrs.
Semesters Offered: 
Fall

This course will introduce students to the brain-behavior relationships that underlie various cognitive, behavioral, and affective processes. To begin to understand these relationships, the student will investigate the basic elements of neuroanatomy, physiology, and cellular biology, will consider specific cognitive, perceptual, affective, motor, and body regulatory functions, and will be introduced to strategies designed to improve physiological conditions through psychological mechanisms. Prerequisite: PSY 101 and Bio 110 or 123, or permission of the instructor.