PSYCH 230 - Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Cost:
50-100
Enforced Prerequisites:
(PSYCH 111 or 112 or 114 or 115) or (BIOLOGY 162 or 163 or 171 or 172 or 195).
Advisory Prerequisites:
Basic familiarity with biology and chemistry.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course surveys the field of Biopsychology. It introduces the kinds of questions traditionally addressed in behavioral neuroscience. The major focus is on how psychological processes relate to the brain. This includes how brain processes cause psychological events and behavior, and how psychological events are encoded in the brain. Another focus is on how brain systems and psychological processes (e.g., perception, cognition) differ across different species, and on how these systems and processes have been shaped by evolutionary pressures (comparative or evolutionary psychology).

Topics will include: principles of behavioral evolution; neuronal mechanisms and brain anatomy; neurochemical signals and their relation to psychoactive drugs; and the brain systems that mediate action, perception, motivation, learning, and cognition in humans and other species.

Course Requirements:

No data submitted

Intended Audience:

NOTE: This course is intended primarily for sophomores and second-term first-year students who have ALREADY taken a course in introductory psychology. This course is a prerequisite for many upper-level courses in Biopsychology.

Class Format:

Students must register for the lecture and for one discussion/practicum section.

PSYCH 230 - Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
11902
Open
300
 
-
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Students are auto-enrolled in Lec 001 when they elect a Dis 002-018. Do not contact the instructor. Inquiries should be sent to psych.saa@umich.edu.
002 (DIS)
P
27947
Open
17
 
-
W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
003 (DIS)
P
27948
Open
17
 
-
W 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
004 (DIS)
P
11903
Open
17
 
-
W 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
005 (DIS)
P
11904
Open
17
 
-
W 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
006 (DIS)
P
11905
Open
17
 
-
Th 8:00AM - 9:00AM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
007 (DIS)
P
11906
Open
17
 
-
Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
008 (DIS)
P
11907
Open
18
 
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Th 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
009 (DIS)
P
11908
Open
18
 
-
Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
010 (DIS)
P
11909
Open
18
 
-
Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
011 (DIS)
P
11910
Open
18
 
-
Th 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
012 (DIS)
P
14765
Open
18
 
-
W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
013 (DIS)
P
14766
Open
18
 
-
F 8:00AM - 9:00AM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
014 (DIS)
P
26126
Open
18
 
-
F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
015 (DIS)
P
26127
Open
18
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
016 (DIS)
P
28108
Open
18
 
-
F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
017 (DIS)
P
28109
Open
18
 
-
F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
018 (DIS)
P
28110
Open
18
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: All sections meet from the 1st day of class, even if they occur before the 1st lecture.
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ISBN: 9780195377682
Brain and Behavior: a cognitive neuroscience perspective, Author: David Eagleman & Jonathan Downar, Publisher: Oxford Univ Press 1 2016
Optional
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780199291151
The selfish gene, Author: Richard Dawkins., Publisher: Oxford Univ. Pr. #3#30. ann 2006
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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