Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Psychology
Office location and address
485 McCormick RdCharlottesville, Virginia 22903
Make-Your-Own Modules: Customizable Brain Awareness Week Classroom Presentations
Source: Charles A. Dana Foundation
February 02, 2021 – June 26, 2021
Special Topics in Psychology.
After an overview of brain organization and function, the course examines what we know about the physiological bases of several behaviors including sensation and perception, learning, memory, sleep development, hunger, thirst, and emotions. An optional weekly review session is offered for those who wish to attend.
Develops skills necessary for the study of neural bases of behavior, such as brain dissection, electrophysiology, histology, behavioral analysis, and genetic/epigenetic analyses. Emphasis is on mastering contemporary techniques used in neuroscience research and effective, professional written presentation of research findings. Prerequisite: PSYC 2200 or 4200 or BIOL 3050; PSYC 3005 recommended.
Topical Offerings in Psychology
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of psychology.