01-introduction - Psychology 335 Behavioral...

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Psychology 335 – Behavioral Neuroendocrinology
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Who I am: George Wade 525 Tobin Hall gwade@cns.umass.edu ( Don’t use SPARK .) 545-0772 Office hours: Pretty much any time.
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Who you are: ~ 75% Psychology majors ~ 20% Other life sciences ~ 80% Female ~ 20% Commonwealth College ~ 7% Freshmen ~ 39% Sophomores ~ 37% Juniors ~ 16% Seniors
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How the course works
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Grading: Four in-class exams (each covering 6 lectures). Drop the lowest score from exams 1-3. You must take exam 4. No make-up exams, except for: Religious observances. University activities such as athletic teams. Emergency medical situations. Other things I haven’t thought of. If you need to take a make-up exam, you must let me know in advance – before the exam. No final exam.
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Exams are short answer – a few words to a paragraph – no multiple choice. Grading: There will be an evening review session before each exam. This course will not accept research participation credits. Exam questions will come only from class lectures, unless I tell you otherwise.
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All students are expected to adhere scrupulously to the University policy concerning academic honesty. For more information on the University’s academic honesty policy, check this web site: www.umass.edu/dean_students/code_conduct/acad_honest.htm Academic honesty: You are expected to attend class. If you miss a class for some reason, you are responsible for getting the material. To encourage you to attend class, I will discuss some material in each lecture that will not be posted online. It will be included on the exams for extra credit. Attendance:
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Randy S. Nelson. An Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology , third edition, Sinauer , 2005. (Second edition is OK, too. Page numbers for readings posted online in the syllabus.) Other readings available for download on SPARK . Reading materials:
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There will be an optional course pack for this class for sale at the Textbook Annex. It contains printouts of all of the slides. It is also available for download on SPARK, so you do
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2009 for the course PSYCH 335 taught by Professor Georgewade during the Fall '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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