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College Catalog 2018-2019 
College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 248 - Behavioral Neuroscience

An examination of the role of the nervous system in the control of behavior. While the course features a systems approach to the investigation of sensory and perceptual mechanisms, molecular, cellular and cognitive components of the nervous system will also be discussed in the context of course topics. Particular emphasis is given to the nature of learning, memory, and motor processes, motivation, emotion, homeostasis, cognition, and human neurological function. The laboratory features a variety of instructor-demonstrative and student participatory research and laboratory activities. Fulfills Group A requirement. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 100  and BIOL 356 ; or PSYC 100  and BIOL 367 ; or PSYC 180 ; or permission of instructor. Every year. (4 Credits)