2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

GCOUN 7100 Biological Bases of Behavior

This course examines the biological bases of behavior. General principles of brain organization as it influences functioning are discussed. The mechanisms of sleep and alertness, memory, language, and emotional processes are reviewed. Brain development is explored as influenced by environment and injury. Implications for substance abuse, psychiatric disorders, medication use, developmental and behavioral disorders, and mind-body health psychology will be examined.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

GCOUN 6101