Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
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Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 6550 - Physical Basis of Behavior

3 cr
This course examines the biological bases of behavior and learning, including the fundamentals, neuroanatomy, brain development, neuropsychology, neurophysiology, neurochemistry, psychopharmacology and temperament.  Interactions between genes, brain, environment and lifestyle (including effects of diet, exercise, and sleep) will be emphasized and how these impact brain development, learning and memory and mental health.  Principles and theories of learning, motivation, and neuropsychologically based interventions will also be discussed.