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Psy 4200 - Biopsychology
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1 Psychology 4200 Physiological Psychology Fall 2011 Professor Diego Fernandez Duque Office 220 Tolentine Hall Telephone 610 519 6207 Office Hours Monday 12 30 1 20 or by appt Email diego fernandezduque villanova edu Course Web Site http www18 homepage villanova edu diego fernandezduque Lecture Room Tolentine 316 Lab Room Tolentine 11 or Tol 316 Course Description This is a three credit course with laboratory It provides a broad examination of the brain mechanisms of behavior After learning the basics of how the brain functions we will cover a diverse set of topics including sex drug addiction vision sleep memory and emotions We will learn both from animal and human research Course Objectives To provide students with knowledge of the fundamental issues in behavioral neuroscience To provide students with an understanding of the methods and procedures used to study the brain mechanisms of behavior To provide laboratory experience in neuroanatomy and in the methods of behavioral neuroscience Course Website The website will include the schedule for the course power point presentations of the lectures study questions useful links etc It will benefit you the most if you visit each topic before we cover it in class Complete the study questions each week to prepare yourself for the exams together they make up your study guide I update my lectures every semester so it would be in your interest not to download all the material at the beginning of the semester but rather to do it on weekly bases Course Prerequisites Psych 4000 Statistics and Psych 4050 Research Methods are pre requisites for this course You must have taken and passed one of these courses AND at minimum be enrolled in the other one Laboratory Work A portion of this course involves firsthand laboratory work in the hopes that such experience will help you to appreciate the methodologies used in behavioral neuroscience These labs will include dissection of sheep brains cow eyes and possibly behavioral tests using



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