Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience   [Archived Catalog]
2022-2023 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

PSY 201 - Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience

3 Credit(s)
This course will explore the structure and function of the nervous system, the development and evolution of neural and behavioral systems, and interactions among behavior, environment, physiology, and heredity. In this course, students will develop an understanding of the biological underpinnings of behavior and explore what is currently known about the biological basis of movement, emotions, mental illness, sexual behavior, memory, states of consciousness, sensory perception, thought and language, and several psychological disorders.