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Psysiological Psychology (PSY 235)

Term: 2016-2017 Academic Year Spring

Faculty

Dr. Jill Gorman
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Schedule

Tue, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (1/23/2017 - 5/12/2017) Location: TOWA

Description

This course focuses on the physiological bases of behavior. Emphasis is placed on the structure and activity of nerve cells, the nervous system, processes related to perception, learning, memory, emotions, motives, language, and psychopathology. ( 3 Credits) Prerequisites: PSY105 and
BIO115

   



PSY 235
1. Describe the methods used to study the biological basis of behavior
2. Describe the functions of neurons and how neural impulses are generated
3. Identify some important divisions of the central and peripheral system and describe their functions
4. Describe the nature and function of the endocrine system and its effects on behavior
5. Describe the effects of physiological systems on perception, learning, memory, emotions, motives, language, and psychopathology.