Spring 2022 - PSYC 388 C100
Biological Rhythms and Sleep (3)
Class Number: 6575
Delivery Method: Distance Education
Course Times + Location:
Exam Times + Location:
Mar 4, 2022
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
Apr 14, 2022
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
Prerequisites:PSYC 201 and 280.
Behaviour and physiology are regulated by biological clocks, which function to synchronize the organism optimally with its environment. In this course we examine the adaptive role of clocks in animal behaviour, the neural and endocrine mechanisms of daily, monthly and yearly rhythms, and the relevance of clocks, rhythms and sleep to human performance and psychopathology. We will also consider the mechanisms and functions of sleep states.
- Quiz 1 15%
- Mid-term exam (1221:March 4th, 7-10pm) 35%
- Quiz 2 15%
- Final Exam 35%
Rhythms of Life (2005), Foster & Kreitzman.
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