Introduction to Biopsychology

3 Unit(s)

An introduction to the role of the nervous system in psychological processes, including the basis of nerve conduction, the role of neurotransmitters, and basic neuroanatomy. The course also addresses the neurophysiology underlying sensory processes, motivation, emotion, sleep and dreaming, language, learning and memory, addiction, and mental disorders. It also explores human cognition, including the evolution of mind, as well as sensation, perception, learning and memory. Language, concept formation, and decision-making will also be addressed. Corequisite(s): PSYCH 10ENGL 60, and MATH 40.