PSY 303 Biological Psychology, 3 credits

This course surveys the recent advances in understanding how the brain works and how it controls behavior. Beginning with the basics of the structure and functioning of the nervous system, students explore the biological bases of topics that have long been of interest to psychologists. These topics include: Sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, learning and memory, and abnormal behavior and its treatments..

Prerequisite: PSY 123. Fall only