Educational Psychology
Term : Fall 2020
Catalog Year : 2020-2021

EPS 640 - Biological Bases Of Development And Behavior

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Description: This course provides an overview of the neural mechanisms underlying human development and 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.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Spring 2021

Prerequisite: (Admission to School Psychology (EdS) or Educational Psychology (PhD) program) and EPS 580