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|Offered at:||(B, G, X)|
Trimester 2 (B, G, X), Trimester 3 (X) (2010-2011)
M Rogers (B)
Trimester 3 2010-2011 A Mussap (B)
|Prerequisite:||HPS111 and HPS121|
|Incompatible with:||HPS675, HPS775, HSE207, HSO207|
|Contact hours:||3 hours (equivalent to 1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour practical) per week|
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This unit addresses current neurophysiological and neuroanatomical knowledge of the central nervous system. The implications of this knowledge for our understanding of human behaviour are examined. Topics include: neurons and neural networks; methods of studying the nervous system; basic neuroanatomy; visual and auditory sensory systems; motor activity; sleep; mental disorders and learning.
Examination (3 hours) 60%, assignment-written laboratory work (2000 words) 40%
Kalat, JW 2007, Biological Psychology, 9th edn, Thomson/Wadsworth, Belmont, CA.
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