Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Psychology
Office location and address
PO Box 400400Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
This course will introduce students to basic concepts in neurobiology/neuroscience/brain science discoveries while emphasizing research by women and URMs in science.
Seminars on special and current topics in psychology.
An original experimental project is undertaken in which each student is responsible for the design and operation of the experiment. S/U grading. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: 14 credits of psychology and instructor permission.
Students in Neuroscience major are expected to participate in active research, supervised by a faculty research mentor. The course grade is based on 10 hours/week lab work toward achieving term goals that are determined individually at the beginning of the term. Students are expected to submit a Term Plan one month after the first day of classes and a Progress Report two weeks before the last day of classes.
Introduces basic concepts in neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and neurochemistry needed for an understanding of brain and behavior. PSYC 3210 is recommended.
Independent laboratory research undertaken with advisor. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory and can be repeated. Instructor permission required.
Independent laboratory research undertaken with advisor. Graded and can be repeated. Instructor permission required.
For doctoral research, under the supervision of a dissertation director.