PSY6001 Biological Psychology

This course examines fundamental and advanced research on the biological basis of human behavior and psychological processes. Topics include the structure and functions of the brain and the nervous system, multiple sensory systems, biological rhythms, internal regulation, and the biological basis of emotion, cognition, and learning. Students will be required to understand and critically evaluate theories of how biology underlies cognition, emotion, and learning, and to evaluate the contributions of biological knowledge to our understanding of psychological processes.