Fall 2020 - PSYC 280 C100
Introduction to Biological Psychology (3)
Class Number: 3877
Delivery Method: Distance Education
Course Times + Location:
Exam Times + Location:
Dec 15, 2020
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
Prerequisites:PSYC 100. Recommended: BISC 101.
Surveys the major areas in biological psychology. Topics include the basics of neuroanatomy and nerve cell function, the behavioral and physiological effects of drugs and hormones in the nervous system, evolutionary perspectives on the brain and behavior, and the biopsychology of vision, the chemical senses, hearing, movement, biological rhythms, sex, and cognitive processes. Breadth-Science.
- Quizzes 15%
- Midterm Exam 30%
- Term Paper 30%
- Final Exam 25%
Breedlove, M.S. & Watson, N.V. (2019). Behavioral Neuroscience (9th ed.). Sunderland, MA: Sinauer
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