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PSY 280 Brain and Behavior

Faculty: Watson, Zhang
Content: How the brain controls and regulates behavior. Basic properties of neurons, neurotransmitters, and the basic anatomy of the nervous system. Emphasis on the brain's role in such functions as sensation, emotion, language, learning and memory, sexual behavior, sleep, motivation. The biological bases of abnormal conditions, such as affective disorders, amnesia, learning disorders. Students who have received credit for PSY/BIO 252 should not enroll in this course. Not open to students with previous credit in PSY 350 or PSY 355.
Prerequisites: PSY 100.
Usually offered: Annually, fall and spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.