Courses

The following list reflects all courses on the books, with information about cross-listings and depth areas. To see which courses are offered in a given term, please click on the link of the desired semester. The associated depth area(s) are listed after each course title and are designated as: A=Abnormal/Health; B=Biological; C=Cognitive; D=Developmental; S=Social. A listing of depth courses by area can be found here.

Number Title Crosslisted as / Applies to certificate in
PSY 89S First-Year Seminar
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology
PSY 102 Cognitive Psychology: Introduction and Survey
PSY 103 Developmental Psychology: Introduction and Survey
PSY 104 Social Psychology
PSY 105 Abnormal Psychology
PSY 106 Biological Bases of Behavior: Introduction and Survey NEUROSCI101
PSY 107 Biological Bases of Behavior (Team Based Learning)
PSY 155FS Vision NEUROSCI155FS
PSY 185FS Decoding Human Behavior
PSY 190A Duke-Administered Study Abroad: Special Topics in Psychology
PSY 190FS Focus - Special Topics Seminars
PSY 190SA Duke Administered Study Abroad: Special Topics in Psychology
PSY 193FS Neurobiology of Mind NEUROBIO193FS, NEUROSCI193FS
PSY 201L Introduction to Statistical Methods in Psychology
PSY 202 Research Methods in Psychological Science
PSY 203 Practicum
PSY 205 Health Psychology and Behavior Change
PSY 206 Alcohol: Brain, Individual, and Society
PSY 207 Child Clinical Psychology Child Policy Research
PSY 208 Behavioral Aspects of Health
PSY 209 Stress and Coping
PSY 210 The Psychology of Obesity
PSY 211 The Psychology of Health Behavior Change GLHLTH 261, ICS 211
PSY 212 Introduction to Forensic Psychology
PSY 213 Advanced Abnormal Psychology
PSY 214 Exercise and Mental Health PHYSEDU207
PSY 220 The Psychology of Gender WOMENST230
PSY 221 Personality
PSY 223 Social Identities
PSY 224 Self and Society CULANTH204, ICS234, WOMENST
PSY 225 Political Psychology POLSCI240
PSY 226 Sex/Gender - Nature/Nurture: Intersections of Biology and Society WOMENST278 CULANTH278 NEUROSCI278 SXL278, CULANTH278, NEUROSCI278, SXL278
PSY 227 Anthropology and Psychology CULANTH227
PSY 230 Relationships across the Lifespan
PSY 236 Psychosocial Aspects of Human Development HUMANDEV260, SOCIOL260, Ethics Courses Offered Through Other Departments
PSY 239 Adolescence Child Policy Research
PSY 240 Educational Psychology EDUC240, Child Policy Research, Ethics Courses Offered Through Other Departments
PSY 242D Discovering Education and Human Development I: How Social Scientists Learn from Data ECON298D, EDUC298D, SOCIOL298D, Arts & Sciences IDEAS themes and University Course 298D
PSY 250 Myths and Mysteries of Memory
PSY 251 Learning and Adaptive Behavior
PSY 252 Psychology of Thinking
PSY 254 The Creative Mind ISS
PSY 255 Human Cognitive Evolution EVANTH260
PSY 255K Cognitive Evolution: Apes, Kids and What Makes Humans Smart and Successful EVANTH20K
PSY 256 Psychology of Language LINGUIST207
PSY 257 (257D) Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience NEUROSCI212
PSY 258 Decision Neuroscience NEUROSCI258
PSY 260 Psychological Anthropology CULANTH237
PSY 273 Behavior and Neurochemistry NEUROSCI 363
PSY 274 Drugs, Brain, and Behavior PHARM360, NEUROSCI360
PSY 275 Fundamentals of Neuroscience BIOLOGY224, NEUROSCI201
PSY 276D Brain and Behavior: Translating Neuroscience NEUROSCI211D
PSY 277 Looking Inside the Disordered Brain NEUROSCI277
PSY 278 Neuroethics NEUROSCI267, PHIL353, Study of Ethics 269
PSY 279 Behavioral Neuroimmunology: Brain and Behavior in Health and Disease NEUROSCI373
PSY 280S Social and Affective Neuroscience NEUROSCI 352S
PSY 281 Neuroscientific Approaches to Social Behavior NEUROSCI281
PSY 282 Neuroscience of Movement and Athletic Performance NEUROSCI282
PSY 290 Special Topics in Psychology – Lecture
PSY 290A Duke Administered Study Abroad: Special Topics in Psychology
PSY 290S Special Topics in Psychology – Seminar
PSY 302L Brain Waves and Cognition NEUROSCI383L
PSY 303L Functional Neuroimaging NEUROSCI382L
PSY 304 Child Observation Child Policy Research
PSY 305 Research Methods in Social Psychology (S)
PSY 306 Research Methods in Clinical Psychology
PSY 308L Perception and the Brain NEUROSCI378
PSY 309 Research Methods in Global Health GLHLTH371
PSY 309K Research Methods in Global Health GLHLTH371K
PSY 310 Research Methods in Psychopathology and Psychotherapy GLHLTH
PSY 313 Contemporary Neuroscience Methods NEUROSCI376
PSY 316S Clinical Issues for the LGBTQ Community SXL235S, WOMENST235S
PSY 317S Coping with Catastrophic Events
PSY 318S Psychology of Positive Emotion and Experience
PSY 321S Personality and Individual Differences
PSY 322S Freud and Sexuality WOMENST372S, LIT260S, SXL310S
PSY 323 Fundamentals of Global Mental Health GLHLTH363, CULANTH323
PSY 325 Social Development from Childhood to Early Development Child Policy Research
PSY 337S Social Processes among Peers
PSY 339S Life Span Analysis of Social Relationships
PSY 340S Educational Neuroscience NEUROSCI340S, Human Development
PSY 351S Neuroplasticity and Expertise
PSY 352S Seeing and Knowing: Introduction to Visual Cognition
PSY 375L Functional Anatomy of the Human Brain NEUROSCI380L
PSY 376S Behavioral Neuroendocrinology NEUROSCI366S
PSY 390S Special Topics in Psychology
PSY 390SA Duke Administered Study Abroad: Special Topics in Psychology
PSY 393 Research Independent Study
PSY 394 Research Independent Study
PSY 405S Great Ideas in Psychology
PSY 407S History of Modern Psychology
PSY 410S Community Based Prevention Intervention Research
PSY 411S Disorders of Anxiety
PSY 412S Psychology of Criminal Behavior
PSY 425 The Psychology of Consumers MMS
PSY 426 Social Psychology of Business MMS
PSY 435S The Role of Race and Culture on Development AAAS 420S, Human Development
PSY 436S Clinical Interventions with Children and Families Child Policy Research
PSY 437S Language Development LINGUIST 437S
PSY 444S Neuroscience Service Learning: Brain Connections
PSY 450S The Psychology of Trauma and Memory
PSY 451S Autobiographical Memory
PSY 453S Mind Wandering and Inattention
PSY 461S Neurobiology of Learning and Memory NEUROSCI461S
PSY 462S Neuroscience Applications for Everyday Decision Making NEUROSCI 462S
PSY 469S Cognitive Control and the Prefrontral Cortex NEUROSCI469S
PSY 470S Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory
PSY 471S Reward and Addiction PHARM471S, NEUROSCI471S
PSY 473S The Neurobiology of the Pain System: Its Function and Dysfunctions NEUROSCI473S
PSY 474S Biological Psychology of Human Development Human Development
PSY 477S Biology of Nervous System Diseases BIOLOGY421S, NEUROSCI421S
PSY 478S Motivation, Action, Choice: Neural and Behavioral Mechanisms NEUROSCI478S
PSY 479S Auditory Neuroscience - From Sound to Music NEUROSCI425S, MUSIC425S
PSY 480 Affective Neuroscience
PSY 490A Duke Administered Study Abroad: Special Topics in Psychology
PSY 490S Special Topics in Psychology
PSY 493 Research Independent Study
PSY 494 Research Independent Study
PSY 496 Distinction Thesis Workshop
PSY 499 Current Research in Neuroscience NEUROSCI499
PSY 499S Current Research in Neuroscience NEUROSCI499S
PSY 500S The Cinematic Depiction of Psychopathology NEUROSCI 500S
PSY 510S Developmental Psychopathology
PSY 575 Brain and Language LINGUIST510, NEUROSCI510
PSY 580 The Biological Basis of Music NEUROBIO559, PHIL559
PSY 590 Special Topics in Psychology
PSY 601S Psychology Teaching Seminar
PSY 603S Teachers as Scientists: Psychological Research in the Classroom
PSY 605S Obesity and Eating Disorders
PSY 607S Personality, Stress, and Disease
PSY 609S Psychosocial Determinants of Health
PSY 610S The Psychology of Mindfulness Meditation: Theory, Research, and Practice
PSY 611 Global Mental Health GLHLTH660, CULANTH611
PSY 613S Clinical Interventions: Treating Emotion Dysregulation and Impulsivity
PSY 625S Motives, Goals, and Social Behavior
PSY 627S Stereotypes and Stigma
PSY 629S Social Behavior and Personality
PSY 654S Psychology of Aging
PSY 655S Children's Peer Relations Child Policy Research
PSY 667S Learning and Cognition in Humans, Animals, and Robots NEUROSCI667S, ISS
PSY 668S Everyday Cognition
PSY 670S Language, Brain, and Human Behavior LINGUIST502S
PSY 671S Nature and Treatment of Eating Disorders Across the Lifespan
PSY 673S Computer Models and the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders COMPSCI673S, ISS673S, PHARM673S
PSY 681S Genetics and Environment in Abnormal Behavior Genome Sciences and Policy
PSY 684S Hormones, Brain, and Cognition NEUROSCI584S
PSY 685S Biological Pathways to Psychopathology NEUROSCI685S
PSY 686S Principles of Neuroimmunology NEUROSCI686S
PSY 687S Visual Perception and the Brain NEUROSCI522S, NEUROBIO522S, PHIL522S
PSY 690S Special Topics in Psychology
PSY 705 Adult Psychopathology
PSY 707 Models of Intervention and Prevention
PSY 710 Diversity and Mental Health: Issues in Theory, Treatment, and Research
PSY 713S Motivation Science in Social Psychology
PSY 714S Self-Regulation
PSY 715 Seminar in Consumer Behavior BA962
PSY 716 Behavioral Decision Theory BA925
PSY 717 Political Psychology POLSCI702
PSY 718S Research Design
PSY 720 Applied Multivariate Statistics
PSY 721 Social Development
PSY 722 Advanced Cognitive Development
PSY 725 Seminar in Contemporary Psychotherapy
PSY 727S Theories of Developmental Psychology
PSY 729S Foundations of Cognitive Development
PSY 730S Foundations of Cognitive Psychology
PSY 733 Cognition and Teaching
PSY 735 Personality Assessment
PSY 737S Language Development
PSY 739 Ethical Issues in Research and Clinical Practice
PSY 743 Clinical Practicum
PSY 744 Clinical Practicum
PSY 745S Teaching Practicum
PSY 746S Teaching Practicum
PSY 748 Child/Adolescent Psychotherapy
PSY 749 Practicum in Psychological Research
PSY 750 Practicum in Psychological Research
PSY 752 Child Assessment
PSY 754S Clinical Assessment
PSY 755 Research Practicum
PSY 756 Research Practicum
PSY 757S Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquia
PSY 758S Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquia
PSY 759S Principles in Cognitive Neuroscience I NEUROBIO759S, PHIL753S
PSY 760S Principles in Cognitive Neuroscience II NEUROBIO760S, PHIL754S
PSY 762 Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging NEUROBIO881
PSY 763S Psychology and Neuroscience First Year Seminar I
PSY 764S Psychology and Neuroscience First Year Seminar II
PSY 766 Applied Analysis of Variance
PSY 767 Applied Correlation and Regression Analysis
PSY 768 Applied Structural Equation Modeling
PSY 769S Research Synthesis and Meta-Analysis (G) EDUC794S
PSY 770 Applied Multilevel Modeling
PSY 771 Social Cognition BA966
PSY 772 Automaticity BA965
PSY 780S Foundations of Behavioral and Computational Neuroscience NEUROSCI780S
PSY 781S Data Methods in Cognitive Psychology
PSY 797 Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology
PSY 798 Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology
PSY 890S Special Topics in Psychology
PSY 950S Neurophilosophy PHIL950S
PSY 990 Special Readings in Psychology
Gateway Course
Number Title Crosslisted as / Applies to certificate in
NEUROSCI 101 Biological Bases of Behavior: Introduction and Survey (B) PSY106
NEUROSCI 102 Biological Bases of Behavior (Team Based Learning) (B) PSY107
Core Courses
Number Title Crosslisted as / Applies to certificate in
NEUROSCI 201 Fundamentals of Neuroscience (B) PSY275, BIOLOGY224
NEUROSCI 211 Brain and Behavior: Translating Neuroscience (B) PSY276
NEUROSCI 212 Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience (B,C) PSY257
NEUROSCI 223 Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology BIOLOGY223
Statistics Courses
Number Title Crosslisted as / Applies to certificate in
STA 101 Data Analysis and Statistical Inference ISS
STA 102 Introductory Biostatistics ISS
STA 104 Data Analysis and Statistical Inference - Online
STA 111 Probability and Statistical Inference ISS
STA 130 Probability and Statistics in Engineering ISS
PSY 201L Introduction to Statistical Methods in Psychology
STA 230 Probability MATH230, ISS
Electives: Methods and Laboratory Courses
Number Title Crosslisted as / Applies to certificate in
NEUROSCI 103L Computing and the Brain COMPSCI103L
NEUROSCI 301L Bioelectricity (AC or GE) BME301L
NEUROSCI 376 Contemporary Neuroscience Methods (B,C) PSY313
NEUROSCI 378 Perception and the Brain (B,C) PSY308L
NEUROSCI 380L Functional Anatomy of the Human Brain (B) PSY375L
NEUROSCI 381LA Sensory Physiology and Behavior of Marine Animals BIOLOGY373LA, Marine Sciences, Marine Science and Conservation, ENVIRON373LA
NEUROSCI 382L Functional Neuroimaging (B,C) PSY303L
NEUROSCI 383L Brain Waves and Cognition (B,C) PSY302L
NEUROSCI 385L Integrative Neuroscience Laboratory BIOLOGY385L
NEUROSCI 502 Neural Signal Acquisition (GE, IM, EL) BME502
NEUROSCI 503 Computational Neuroengineering (GE, EL) BME503
NEUROSCI 511L Intermediate Bioelectricity (GE, EL) BME511L
NEUROSCI 515 Neural Prosthetic Systems (GE, EL, IM) BME515
Electives: Research Courses
Number Title Crosslisted as / Applies to certificate in
NEUROSCI 150 Research Practicum
NEUROSCI 493 Research Independent Study 1
NEUROSCI 494 Research Independent Study 2
NEUROSCI 495 Research Independent Study 3
NEUROSCI 496 Research Independent Study 4
Electives: Intersection Courses
Number Title Crosslisted as / Applies to certificate in
NEUROSCI 333S NEUROSCIENCE AND NUTRITION
NEUROSCI 595 LANGUAGE, MUSIC AND DEMENTIA LINGUIST 595, MUSIC 595
NEUROSCI 89S First-Year Seminar Special Topics
NEUROSCI 116S Neuroscience and Human Language LINGUIST216S, RUSSIAN216S
NEUROSCI 190S Special Topics in Neuroscience
NEUROSCI 241 Flaubert's Brain: Neurohumanities FRENCH481, LIT246
NEUROSCI 242A The Creative Brain: Literature, Arts & Cognition FRENCH342A, VMS246A
NEUROSCI 245A Cultured Brain: Neuroscience of Perception and Action
NEUROSCI 252 Philosophy and Neuroscience
NEUROSCI 267 Neuroethics (B,C) PSY278, PHIL353, ETHICS269
NEUROSCI 278 Sex/Gender - Nature/Nurture: Intersections of Biology and Society (B,D,S) GSF278, CULANTH278, PSY226, SXL278
NEUROSCI 288S Music as Biology MUSIC288S
NEUROSCI 289 Music and the Brain MUSIC289
NEUROSCI 290 Special Topics in Neuroscience
NEUROSCI 290-1 Topics in Literature and Neuroscience FRENCH490-1
NEUROSCI 290A Duke Administered Study Abroad: Special Topics in Neuroscience
NEUROSCI 290S Special Topics in Neuroscience
NEUROSCI 340S Educational Neuroscience (B,C,D) PSY340S, HUMANDEV
Electives: Lecture Courses
Number Title Crosslisted as / Applies to certificate in
NEUROSCI 258 Decision Neuroscience (B,C) PSY258
NEUROSCI 277 Looking Inside the Disordered Brain (A,B,C) PSY277
NEUROSCI 282 Neuroscience of Movement and Athletic Performance (B) PSY282
NEUROSCI 322 From Neurons to Brain BIOLOGY322
NEUROSCI 350 Pharmacology: Drug Actions and Reactions PHARM350
NEUROSCI 360 Drugs, Brain, and Behavior (B) PHARM360, PSY274
NEUROSCI 363 Behavior and Neurochemistry (B) PSY273
NEUROSCI 373 Behavioral Neuroimmunology: Brain and Behavior in Health and Disease (B) PSY279
NEUROSCI 499 Current Research in Neuroscience (B) PSY499
NEUROSCI 499S Current Research in Neuroscience (B) PSY499S
NEUROSCI 504 Fundamentals of Electrical Stimulation of the Nervous System (GE, EL) BME504
NEUROSCI 507 Neuronal Control of Movement (GE, EL) BME517
NEUROSCI 510 Brain and Language (B,C) LINGUIST510, PSY575
NEUROSCI 533 Essentials of Pharmacology and Toxicology PHARM533, MOLCAN533
NEUROSCI 560 Molecular Basis of Membrane Transport (GE, EL, MC) BME560
NEUROSCI 590 Special Topics in Neuroscience
NEUROSCI 590S Special Topics in Neuroscience
Electives: In-depth Seminar Courses (351 and above)
Number Title Crosslisted as / Applies to certificate in
NEUROSCI 351S Neuroplasticity and Expertise (B) PSY351S
NEUROSCI 352S Social and Affective Neuroscience (B,C) PSY 280S
NEUROSCI 353S Neuroplasticity and Disease: Molecules, Cells, and Circuits PSY353S
NEUROSCI 355S Visual Perception and the Brain NEUROBIO355S, PHIL355S, PSY355S
NEUROSCI 390 Special Topics in Neuroscience
NEUROSCI 390S Special Topics in Neuroscience
PSY 280S Social and Affective Neuroscience NEUROSCI 352S
NEUROSCI 421S Biology of Nervous System Diseases (B) BIOLOGY421S, PSY477S
NEUROSCI 423S Development of Neural Circuits BIOLOGY423S
NEUROSCI 425S Auditory Neuroscience – From Sound to Music (B) MUSIC425S, PSY479S
NEUROSCI 426S Visual Processing BIOLOGY426S
NEUROSCI 427S Current Topics in Sensory Biology BIOLOGY427S
NEUROSCI 438AS Neuroscience and Multilingualism LINGUIST473AS, RUSSIAN438AS
NEUROSCI 439S Neuroscience and Multilingualism LINGUIST473S, RUSSIAN439S, SCIENCE&SOCIETY439S
NEUROSCI 451S Autobiographical Memory (C) PSY451S
NEUROSCI 461S Neurobiology of Learning and Memory (B, C) PSY461S
NEUROSCI 462S Neuroscience Applications for Everyday Decision Making (B, C, S) PSY462S
NEUROSCI 469S Cognitive Control and the Prefrontral Cortex (B, C) PSY469S
NEUROSCI 470S Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory (B,C) PSY470S
NEUROSCI 471S Reward and Addiction (A,B) PSY471S, PHARM471S
NEUROSCI 478S Motivation, Action, Choice: Neural and Behavioral Mechanisms (B,C) PSY478S
NEUROSCI 500S The Cinematic Depiction of Psychopathology PSY500S
NEUROSCI 555S Topics in Philosophy of Mind PHIL555S
NEUROSCI 685S Biological Pathways to Psychopathology (A,B,C) PSY685S
NEUROSCI 780S Foundations of Behavioral and Computational Neuroscience
Electives: Allied Courses
Number Title Crosslisted as / Applies to certificate in
PHIL 198FS Puzzles of the Mind: Humans, Animals, and Machines
PSY 102 Cognitive Psychology: Introduction and Survey
BIOCHEM 301 Introductory Biochemistry I: Intermediary Metabolism
BIOLOGY 201L Gateway to Biology: Molecular Biology
BIOLOGY 202L Gateway to Biology: Genetics and Evolution
BIOLOGY 220 Cellular and Developmental Biology
BIOLOGY 267D Behavioral Ecology and the Evolution of Animal Behavior EVANTH347D
BIOLOGY 278LA Comparative Physiology of Marine Animals ENVIRON278LA
BIOLOGY 329D Principles of Animal Physiology
BIOLOGY 329L Principles of Animal Physiology
BIOLOGY 330L Comparative and Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates
BIOLOGY 372LA Biochemistry of Marine Animals ENVIRON372LA
COMPSCI 201 Data Structures and Algorithms ISS
COMPSCI 224 Introduction to Computer Modeling
ENVIRON 280LA Sound in the Sea: Introduction to Marine Bioacoustics ECE384LA, EOS280LA, BIOLOGY279LA
EVANTH 260 Human Cognitive Evolution PSY255
EVANTH 333L The Human Body
EVANTH 341 Primate Sexuality BIOLOGY321
LINGUIST 212FS Law, Ethics & Responsibility PUBPOL 250FS, SCISOC212FS
MATH 216 Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
MATH 221 Linear Algebra and Applications
PHIL 212 Philosophy of the Mind LINGUIST208, VMS302, ISS
PSY 250 Myths and Mysteries of Memory
PSY 251 Learning and Adaptive Behavior
PSY 352S Seeing and Knowing: Introduction to Visual Cognition
BIOLOGY 412S Sensory Signal Transduction
PHIL 490S Seminars in Philosophy
CELLBIO 503 Introduction to Physiology
LINGUIST 502S Language, Brain, and Human Behavior (B,C) PSY 670S
NEUROSCI 667S Learning and Cognition in Humans, Animals, and Robots (B,C) PSY667S
PHIL 640S Philosophical Psychology
PSY 681S Genetics and Environment in Abnormal Behavior Genome Sciences and Policy
Electives: Focus Courses
Number Title Crosslisted as / Applies to certificate in
NEUROSCI 111FS The Neuroscience of Reading & Language Comprehension LINGUIST211FS
NEUROSCI 116FS Neuroscience and Human Language LINGUIST216FS, RUSSIAN216FS
NEUROSCI 123FS When the Head's in Trouble: Language, Lesions and Loss LINGUIST123FS
NEUROSCI 153FS Drugs and the Law PUBPOL185FS, SCIENCE&SOCIETY153FS
NEUROSCI 155FS Vision PSY155FS
NEUROSCI 157FS Games and the Brain LINGUIST115FS
NEUROSCI 193FS Neurobiology of Mind NEUROBIO193FS, PSY193FS
Number Title Crosslisted as / Applies to certificate in
PSY 202 Research Methods in Psychological Science
PSY 302L Brain Waves and Cognition NEUROSCI383L
PSY 303L Functional Neuroimaging NEUROSCI382L
PSY 304 Child Observation Child Policy Research
PSY 305 Research Methods in Social Psychology (S)
PSY 306 Research Methods in Clinical Psychology
PSY 308L Perception and the Brain NEUROSCI378
PSY 310 Research Methods in Psychopathology and Psychotherapy GLHLTH