Biological Bases of Behavior: Introduction and Survey


An introduction to the methods, models, and reasoning that have led to discoveries about brain-behavior relations, and a critical evaluation of the current theories that guide our thinking about the neurobiology, development and evolution of sensory and cognitive processes, sleep, pain, emotion, hunger, and thirst as well as maternal and sexual behavior patterns. Recommended background: AP Biology or strong Biology background. Psychology 101 recommended for Psychology majors.
Curriculum Codes
  • STS
  • NS
Cross-Listed As
  • PSY 106D
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring