HPS205 - Brain, Biology and Behaviour
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Incompatible with:||HPS675, HPS775, HSE207, HSO207|
Trimester 2 Campus: 1 x 2 hour class and 1 x 2 hour seminar per fortnight
Trimester 2 and Trimester 3 Cloud (online): 1 x 2 hour seminar per fortnight
This unit explores contemporary neurobiological explanations of human behaviour. Individual, social, ethical and practical implications are examined in the context of topics including: neural structure and function, psychopharmacology, biological methods, sensory systems, emotions, motor activity, sleep, mental disorders, language, memory and learning.
Assessment task 1: Examination (2 hours) 50%
Assessment task 2: Seminar manual 30%
Assessment task 3: Anatomy online tests (2 x 10%) 20%
In fortnightly seminars students will work on simulations and exercises designed to consolidate and expand upon material covered in the classes (in class for campus students or online (via Collaborate) for cloud (online) students). Cloud (online) students will require access to a computer-compatible microphone.
Kalat, JW 2016, Biological Psychology, 12th edn, Thomson/Wadsworth, Belmont, CA.
Unit Fee Information
All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
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