PSYCH 301 F09 SYLLABUS

PSYCH 301 F09 SYLLABUS - PSYCHOLOGY301FALL2009 Class...

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PSYCHOLOGY 301 - FALL 2009 Class Schedule : MW 5:00-6:15, Rm BPS1250 Instructor : Dr. F. Scott Hall Phone : 240-426-2736 Email : fscotthall@gmail.com Office : BPS 3123C Office Hours : By appointment. TA : Vanessa Medley Email : vmedley@psyc.umd.edu Office : BPS1134 Office Hours : W 12-1 TEXT :   Physiology of Behavior (10 th Edition) by Carlson. Course Description : PSYC 301 is a junior-level course exploring the neurobiological bases of behavior. It provides an introduction to the field of biopsychology. In the first third of the course students will learn the fundamentals of how the nervous system is organized and how it functions (neuroanatomy and neurophysiology). In the second third of the course students will learn about processing of sensory information and how that information is used to produce coordinated behaviors. Finally, the last third of the course examines current understanding of the major neurobiological systems underlying more complex behavior including arousal, learning, memory, motivation, attention, and cognition. While the
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2011 for the course PSYC 301 taught by Professor Yager during the Spring '10 term at Maryland.

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PSYCH 301 F09 SYLLABUS - PSYCHOLOGY301FALL2009 Class...

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