College of the Siskiyous

PSY 1601 - Biological Psychology

Course Information

Spring 2020 (Section #3242)


This course introduces the scientific study of the biological bases of behavior and its fundamental role in the neurosciences. Physiological, hormonal, and neurochemical mechanisms, and brain-behavior relationships underlying the psychological phenomena of sensation, perception, regulatory processes, emotion, learning, memory, and psychological disorders will be addressed. The course also notes historical scientific contributions and current research principles for studying brain-behavior relationships and mental processes. Ethical standards for human and animal research are discussed in the context of both invasive and non-invasive experimental research. (AA, CSU, UC) Prerequisite: PSY 1001 Advisory: ENGL 0900


If you have questions about this class, please email the instructor at acraddock1@siskiyous.edu.


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