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Unformatted text preview: 1 BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF PSYCHOLOGY (Psychology 3) Summer Session A 2010 Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:00-10:05 AM NORTH HALL 1006 Course website: http://gauchospace.ucsb.edu/students/ Instructor: Prof. Skirmantas Janušonis Office: Psychology East, Room 2827 Office Hours: Mondays, 9:00-11:00 AM Phone: 805-893-6032 E-mail: [email protected] TA: Angela Chen ( [email protected] ) TA Office: Building 429, Room 215 TA Office Hours: Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00 PM Course Description This course introduces the brain as a super-compact, three-dimensional structure that participates in creating everything else that is not the brain. The course covers the basic anatomy, physiology, genetics, and development of the brain; traditional and new approaches to sensory perception and reality; emotion; learning and memory; some brain disorders; and other topics. Textbook DISCOVERING BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY (2 nd edition) by Laura A. Freberg Since not all chapters will be covered in the course, you may want to purchase the required chapters by...
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- Summer '10
- Psychology, Thursday, Tuesday