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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions


PSYCH 2230 Introduction to Biopsychology

Course description

Introduction to psychology from a biological perspective, which focuses on brain mechanisms of behavior. Topics include the structure and function of the nervous system, physiological approaches to understanding behavior, hormones and behavior, biological bases of sensation and perception, learning and memory, cognition, emotion, and communication.

May be used to satisfy psychology major breadth requirement and as alternative prerequisite for upper-level biopsychology courses. A 2-credit Writing in the Majors section, PSYCH 2231, is available in Fall.

This course is open to all registrants, including undergraduates and Summer College students.


PSYCH 2230 001-LEC On-campus 6-week session

Session:6-week session
Class dates:June 25-August 7, 2018
Days/times:M-F 10 AM - 11:15 AM Uris Hall 254
Grade:Graded only
Max. enroll:20

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