PSY 4021: Physiological Psychology

Description

Presents the physiological correlates of behavior. Explores current problems, theories, and techniques in physiological psychology with an emphasis on central nervous system mechanisms.

Objectives

  1. Analyze the history of physiological psychology.
  2. Discuss the anatomy and physiology of the brain and associated sensory systems.
  3. Evaluate the relationship between the physiology of movement and symptoms of neurological diseases.
  4. Contrast data about the function of sleep and normal sleep stages.
  5. Evaluate the research on the relationship between brain function and eating disorders.
  6. Explore how research methodology contributed to the advancement of biological psychology.
  7. Analyze research on memory and communication for functional correlates to brain structure.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Physiology of behavior (Rev: 12th ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2017)
Author: Carlson, N. R., & Birkett, M. A.
ISBN: 9780134080918
Price: (No information available)

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact Student Services at students@waldorf.edu


PSY 4021: Physiological Psychology

Description

Examines the physiological correlates of behavior. Explores current problems, theories, and techniques in physiological psychology with emphasis on central nervous system mechanisms.

Objectives

None

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

None

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact Student Services at students@waldorf.edu