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BIOL 147H - Psychobiology - Honors

4 credits

This course provides an in-depth analysis of the role of biology in shaping human behavior. Lecture topics include the anatomy and physiology of the neuroendocrine system, learning and memory, pain and analgesia, homeostatic motivation, emotions, and stress and stress management. Laboratory sessions include explorations of sensory perception, sleep and dreaming, mental illness, biofeedback, sociobiology and chronobiology. A written term project or classroom presentation is required.

Prerequisites: Any of:   BIOL 101 - Principles of Biological Science (and Lab)  BIOL 103 - Human Biology (and Lab)  BIOL 115 - General Biology 1 (and Lab)  or BIOL 121 - Anatomy and Physiology 1 (and Lab)