Physiological Psychology provides an introduction into the biological basis of behavior. This course explores the structure and function of the nervous system and its relationship to behavior, emotion, and cognition. Students examine how this system regulates our levels of wakefulness, sleep and emotional expression. Topics include neural anatomy, sensory and motor systems, learning and memory, cognition, emotion, sleep, and psychological disorders. The relationship of the mind with psychological disorders such as addiction, depression, Autism, and schizophrenia are also studied.
Semester Hours: 3
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