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Psychobiology (X3X)

PSY 230 Introduction to Psychobiology (3)

Survey of study of behavior from a natural sciences viewpoint. Evolution, ethological analysis of behavior genetics, neural mechanisms, drugs and behavior, biological development. Pre: 100.

PSY 331 Behavioral Neuroscience (3)

Coverage of the relationship between the brain and body on learning and memory, stress, motivated and regulatory behavioral functions, and mental disorders. A-F only. Pre: 230 or BIOL 172, or consent.

PSY 333 Psychopharmacology (3)

Coverage of the principles of pharmacology in relation to the effects of drug actions on the brain and behavior. A-F only. Pre: 230 or consent. (Once a year)

PSY 336 Sensation and Perception (3)

In-depth coverage of the basic principles involved in sensing and perceiving our environment. A-F only. Pre: 100.

PSY 439 Psychobiology: Advanced Topics (3)

Indepth coverage of some area of theory and research in psychobiology, physiological psychology, or sensory processes. Repeatable to six credit hours. Pre: 100.

PSY 631 Comparative Cognition (3)

Survey of the historical and contemporary study of cognition across species, including learning, memory, attention, navigation, reasoning, social interaction, and communication.

PSY 632 Selected Topics in Comparative Psychology (3)

Intensive review of comparative, communicative, sensory, or learning mechanisms in animals. Pre: 631.

PSY 633 Psychopharmacology (3)

Basic principles of pharmacology as they apply to the brain and specific psychological disorders such as anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorders, schizophrenia, psychosis, memory, and drug use. A-F only. Pre: consent. (Once a year)

PSY 634 Behavioral Neuroscience (3)

Relation of central and peripheral nervous systems to behavior.

PSY 731 Seminar in Physiological Psychology (3)

Repeatable unlimited times.

PSY 732 Seminar in Comparative Psychology (3)

Repeatable unlimited times.

PSY 739 Research in Psychology (3)

Supervised reading, discussion, research projects in areas of special interest. Repeatable unlimited times.