Behavioral Neuroendocrinology


The neurobiological mechanisms of hormone-brain-behavior interaction through an examination of empirical research and textbook readings. Topics include neuroendocrine systems, hormone cell signaling and physiology, neurodevelopment and sexual differentiation, sex differences in social behaviors across species (parenting and mating), stress response systems, hormone-related mood disorders; with consideration of ethical issues. Research paper required. Strong emphasis on neurobiology. Recommended prerequisite: Psychology 106/Neuroscience 101 and at least 2 other courses in neuroscience, biology, psychology, or evolutionary anthropology to provide background. Instructor: McHenry


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PSY 376S

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