BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Behavioral Neurobiology



$ 579.00

Instructor: Christopher B Kirwan
Credits: 3.00

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PSYCH 307 (Writing within Psychology) & PSYCH 309 (Psychological Testing) & PSYCH 310 (Psychological Research Design and Analysis); or NEURO 205 (Neurobiology); or instructor's consent. (NEURO 205 will substitute for PSYCH 310).


Basic physiological, anatomical, and chemical foundations of psychology.

Course Content:

Lesson 1: Introduction
Lesson 2: Neuroanatomy
Lesson 3: Neurons, Synapses and Neurotransmitters
Lesson 4: Methods in Biopsychological Research
Lesson 5: Sensation and Perception
Lesson 6: Somatosensation and Motor Control
Lesson 7: Development and Plasticity
Lesson 8: Brain Damage and Recovery
Lesson 9: Learning and Memory
Lesson 10: Eating
Lesson 11: Sleep
Lesson 12: Drugs and Addiction
Lesson 13: Language and Lateralization
Lesson 14: Emotion
Lesson 15: Psychiatric Disorders

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.


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Contains content featured in the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).

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