Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience
Physiological Psychology PSY 202
September 2018 – Present.
Upon successful completion of this 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.
The course explores physiological psychology, related 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.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Physiological Psychology or Psychology (8/18) (9/23 revalidation).