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Physiological Psychology (PSY-303)
Various; distance learning format.
Varies (self-study; self-paced).
Instructional delivery format:
Upon successful completion of this proficiency exam, students will be able to: describe key principles of physiological psychology, psycho-pharmacology, 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.
This self-study exam explores physiological psychology, related to the biological influences on human and animal behavior. Topics include: structures and functions of the nervous system, psycho-pharmacology and research methods, the senses, movement, emotion, eating/digestion, learning, memory, and the neurology of psychological disorders. The unit objectives are aligned with the American Psychological Association's Guidelines for the Undergraduate Major (Version 2.0, August, 2013).
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology, Social Science, General Science, or Teacher Education (12/14) (1/20 revalidation).