PSB: Psychobiology Courses

College:Usha Kundu, MD College of Health

Courses

PSB 4002   Brain, Behavior, and Experience

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Introduction to the brain and its relationship to behavior and experience. Topics covered: structure and function of the nervous and endocrine systems, sensation / perception, emotion and motivation, thinking and consciousness, learning and memory, malfunctions of the mind.

PSB 4731   Psychobiology of Sexual Behavior

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: BSC 1005/L AND DEP 2004 AND PSY 2012

Study of biological and sociocultural determinants of sexual development throughout the human life span. Special emphasis is given to sexual orientation, sexual preference, sexual variance, and purported gender differences.

PSB 4905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

PSB 5035   Cognitive Neuroscience

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Biological bases of mind and behavior: History and methods of cognitive neuroscience; evolutionary perspectives on cognition; neural substrates of development and motor control, attention and perception, learning and memory, language and consciousness, cerebral lateralization and specialization.

PSB 5905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

PSB 6905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)