Laboratory experiments illustrating methods and procedures in Behavioral Neuroscience.
Topics include the role of mind, brain, and behavior in health, disease and wellness; the history, philosophy, and current status of health care systems; physiological and behavioral analyses of stress; psychoneuroimmunology; behavioral factors in cardiovascular disease, cancer, drug abuse, and weight management.
Please see course description for PSY 5100.
To fulfill requirements for non-thesis master's students who need to complete final degree requirements other than coursework during their last semester. This may include such things as a comprehensive examination, oral examination, or foreign language requirement. Students are required to be registered during the semester they graduate.
D or Psy.D. students only, or consent of instructor. An advanced treatment of the study of human cognition. Topics to include memory, language, problem solving, intelligence, and thinking.
Research and theory on sensory and perceptual processes.
Neuroanatomy, brain structure-function relationships, experimental neuropsychology, and biological theories of abnormal behavior.
Methods of theories of learning and Behavioral Analysis.
Introduction to pharmacology with emphasis on drugs that act on the nervous system. Absorption distribution and biotransformation of drugs. Drug receptors, site and mechanism of action.
Electrical and chemical behavior of neurons--excitable membranes, cell physiology of nerve cells, neural conduction, transmission, reception and integration.
Selected topics in physiological psychology, including laboratory.
For research credit prior to admission to candidacy for an advanced degree. May be repeated for credit.
Individual study in areas of neuroscience not covered by formal courses. Meetings are by appointment, and the course may be repeated for credit.
Advanced study in an area of psychology not covered by formal courses. Course may be repeated with a different topic of study.
Advanced study in an area of neuroscience not covered by formal courses. Course may be repeated with a different topic of study.
Selected laboratory methods and techniques in experimental psychology.
Research, data analysis, writing, and oral defense of an approved master’s thesis. At least three hours are required.
Supervised research for developing and writing a Dissertation Prospectus Proposal that will be subject to review and approval by the Supervisory Committee.
Supervised research for the doctoral dissertation. These hours may be distributed over more than one semester.