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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Biopsychology (PSY374)

Length: 

39 hours (13 weeks). 

Location: 
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Dates: 

April 2015 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify the principles of biopsychology and connect the fundamentals of the relationship between the brain and behavior in terms of how the brain mediates behavior, cognition, and emotion; describe the structure and function of the nervous system, of the sensory and motor systems, on learning and behavior, and on neurological dysfunction and its causes  and form hypotheses for certain behaviors citing supporting evidence from  research methodology in biopsychology.

Instruction: 

Topics covered are: research methodology in biopsychology, on understanding the structure and function of the nervous system, of the sensory and motor systems, on learning and behavior, and on neurological dysfunction and its causes, subdivisions of neuropsychology, scientific methods, critical thinking, anatomy of the nervous system, neural conduction, synaptic transmissions, research methods of biopsychology, pharmacological research, genetic engineering, bio-psychological patterns of animal behavior, visual system, sensory system, somatosensory systems, chemical senses, sensorimotor system, brain damage and neuroplasticity, sleep, emotion, psychiatric disorders.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology (4/16) (3/21 revalidation). 

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