PS 285 Behavioral Neuroscience (Fall/Spring: 3)

Prerequisite: PS 110, or BI 100-102, or BI 200-202
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.
Marilee Ogren

Last Updated: 30-JAN-12