PS 382 Neurobiology of Stress (Fall/Spring: 3)

Prerequisite: PS 285
The course provides an overview of the neurobiological mechanisms underlying the stress response from the cellular to the systems level. It explains the effects of stress on neuronal plasticity, learning and memory, mental health, and the immune system. Emphasis is also on the long-term consequences of early life stress on cognitive, emotional and social behaviors. Current research findings in both animals and humans will be discussed.
Alexa Veenema

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