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(PSYC 385) Brain and Behavior

Introduction to biology of human behavior. Topics include biopsychological methods, neuroanatomy, neural conduction, brain damage, and biology of memory, language, emotion and mental disorders.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisite PSYC 111
Offered Fall, Winter, Spring
Programs Psychology Minor, Psychology (BS)

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Gain an understanding and appreciation of the basic biological processes at the root of our behaviors.
  2. Develop the ability to read with an understanding of literature written for the educated layperson about behavioral neuroscience.
  3. Prepare students for more advanced studies in neuroscience if they choose to pursue this avenue.