BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR
Session
Full Term Session
Class Number
28214
Career
Undergraduate
Dates
1/19/2021 - 5/1/2021
Units
3 units
Grading
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Description
This course analyzes the relations between brain function and overt behaviors. Topics include: the control of movement, sensory processing, mechanisms controlling sleep, arousal, and other circadian rhythms, hunger and thirst, learning and memory, the biological bases of neuropsychiatric disorders, and the functioning of the cerebral hemispheres. Many clinical disorders will be discussed including language disorders, amnesia, epilepsy, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, and Alzheimers disease.
Class Attributes
DSAS Natural Science General Ed. Requirement
Hybrid
SCI Polymathic Contexts: Science Seq.GE. Req.
SCI Polymathic Contexts: Science NonSeq.GE. Req.
Class Notes

This CGS hybrid course combines web-based interaction and synchronous instruction. Students need to be available for virtual online meetings during designated class times and participate in asynchronous discussions and activities delivered through the CANVAS learning management system (LMS). Students must have reliable internet access to take this course. Students complete the course requirements within one term and move through the course materials as a cohort.

The planned operational modality for this class is REMOTE. For more information please visit http://www.provost.pitt.edu/students/student-success-flexpitt/flex-pitt-guarded-risk-posture-all-students-remote/

Class Details
Instructor(s)
Jamie Pierson
Meets
Th 6:30PM - 9:00PM
Meeting Dates
01/19/2021 - 05/01/2021
Room
WEB Based Class
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Location
Pittsburgh Campus
Components
Lecture Required
Textbooks/Materials
Textbooks to be determined
Enrollment Restrictions
College of General Studies
Available Seats: 0
Class Availability
Status
Open
Seats Taken
74
Seats Open
1
Class Capacity
75
Unrestricted Seats
1
Restricted Seats
0
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
20