Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience
Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies.
April 2015 - Present.
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.
Topics covered are: research methodology in biopsychology, 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.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology (4/16) (3/21 revalidation).