Courses

The primary undergraduate courses offered by the BN area:

PSYCH 3313 - Intro to Behavioral Neuroscience

Introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system in relation to behavior.


PSYCH 4305 - Intro to Psychopharmacology

Introduction to the psychology of licit and illicit psychoactive drug use.


PSYCH 4501 – Advanced Behavioral Neuroscience

Advanced discussion of contemporary issues in psychobiology, including: synaptic pharmacology, drugs, and behavior, neurodegenerative diseases and the biological bases of psychopathology.


PSYCH 4644 – Hormones & Behavior

Exploration of the interactions among hormones, brain, and behavior through an integrative approach.


PSYCH 5600 - Psychobiology of Learning and Memory

The study of principles which underlie the discovery, fixation, and retention of behavior; emphasis on theoretical formulation of the conditions necessary for learning and remembering.


PSYCH 5613H – Biological Psychiatry

Provides a contemporary overview of the biological bases of several significant psychopathologies, including: mood disorders, schizophrenia, and PTSD/dissociative identity disorders.


PSYCH 5898 - Seminar in Behavioral Neuroscience

Team-taught seminar on selected topics from contemporary research areas in the field of behavior neuroscience.

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