Product Details

Physiological Psychology (PSY-303)
Location:
Various: distance learning format

Length:
Varies (self-study; self-paced)

Dates:
December 2014 - Present.

Subject Area:
Psychology

Number of Credits:
3

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe key principles of physiological psychology, psychopharmacology, physiological research methods, and the critical role of the nervous system; analyze the physiology behind sensation, perception, sleeping, eating, and feeling; evaluate the physiology of learning, memory, and communication processes; and explain physiological factors involved in neurological, anxiety-related, schizophrenia-related, and addictive disorders.

Instruction:
This self-study course explores physiological psychology, which relate to the biological influences on human and animal behavior. Topics include structures and functions of the nervous system, psychopharmacology and research methods, the senses, movement, emotion, eating/digestion, learning, memory, and the neurology of psychological disorders. The unit objectives in this course are aligned with the American Psychological Association’s Guidelines for the Undergraduate Major (version 2.0, August, 2013).

Credit Recommendation:
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology, Social Science, General Science, or Teacher Education (12/14).


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