Description
BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR
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.
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
NROSCI 0080
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
Neuroscience
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer