HPS775 - Brain, Biology and Behaviour

Year:

2022 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is at a postgraduate level and students enrolled in undergraduate courses cannot undertake it. Postgraduate students must check with their course adviser before enrolling in the unit.

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

HSE207, HPS205, HPS310, HSO207

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Trimester 1: 1 x 2 hour class (online) per week 1 x 2 hour seminar (campus) per fortnight

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Trimester 1: 1 x 2 hour class (online) per week 1 x 2 hour seminar (online) per fortnight
Trimester 3: 1 x 2 hour class (pre-recorded) per week 1 x 2 hour seminar (online) per fortnight

Content

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.

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