Educational Psychology
Term : Summer 2017
Catalog Year : 2016-2017

EPS 640 - Biological Bases Of Behavior

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Description: This course provides an overview of the neural mechanisms underlying human behavior. Core components of neuroscience are reviewed, including history, development, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, research, assessment and treatment. Psychological constructs including language, learning and memory, emotion, spatial behavior, and attention,/consciousness are reviewed. Brain injury and developmental, neurological, and psychiatric disorders are examined in conjunction with the role of the brain's plasticity Letter grade only. Course fee required.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Spring 2020

Prerequisite: Admission to School Psychology (EdS) or Educational Psychology (PhD) program