Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience
Physiological Psychology (PSY 303)
August 2021 – Present.
Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: explain the basic principles of physiological psychology and the importance of the field within psychology; know the role of the brain in behavior, emotions, and cognition; illustrate brain structure and functional mechanisms; think critically about research in physiological psychology; and outline the basics of neurochemistry and how the brain has a major impact in daily life.
This course provides an overview of the field of physiological psychology and is designed to provide an analysis of basic physiological processes underlying our behavior and emotions. Structure and function of the nervous system, as well as the interrelationships between the brain and such behaviors as learning, memory, emotion, sleeping and mental disorders are discussed in this course. Other topics include drugs and addiction, vision, hearing and other sensory systems, cognitive functions, and research in physiological psychology.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology, Human Services, Human Development, Addiction Studies, or Allied Health (7/22).