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|Offered at:||(B, G, X)|
Trimester 2, Trimester 3 (X) (2011-2012)
M Rogers (B)
|Incompatible with:||HPS205, HSE207, HSO207|
|Contact hours:||3 hours (equivalent to 1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour practical) per week|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit addresses current neurophysiological and neuroanatomical knowledge of the structure and function 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 (2500 words) 40%
Kalat, JW 2009, Biological Psychology, 10th edn, Thomson/Wadsworth, Belmont, CA.
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