PS 329 Psychophysiology of Stress (Fall/Spring: 3)

Prerequisite: PS 110 or permission of the instructor
This course explores the psychological and physiological factors underlying stress, including basic principles of psychophysiology and fundamental concepts of stress. Topics include emotion, motivation, multitasking, attention, arousal, and distraction. Physiological mechanisms underlying stress will be examined relative to health and abnormal behaviors, such as addictions, mood disorders, and violence. Students will be instructed in methods of stress control, including cognitive behavioral techniques and meditation.
Joseph Tecce

Last Updated: 17-JAN-13