2020-2021 Catalog

BIO-175 Brain, Mind & Behavior: An Introduction to Biopsychology

An introduction to the study of biological foundations of behavior, thought and emotion. This course examines current theory on the evolution, development, structure and function of the brain with emphasis on the ways that experience, physiology and genes influence the brain, mind and behavior. Students will explore how biopsychological methods are applied to the study of movement, sensation and perception; emotion and cognition; sleep and wakefulness; and reproduction and sexual behavior. And through clinical case studies, students will explore the biopsychological factors that contribute to the development of neurological diseases and psychological disorders.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Skills: ENG-020 & ENG-090.

Course Types

SC, CC-CT

Transfer Status

NSTR