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Jacqueline Woolley, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Spring 2010

PSY 308 • Biopsychology - Kane

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
43792 MWF
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
SEA 2.108
KANE

Course Description

Introduction to the biological bases of psychological processes and behavior. The class will also provide an overview of the physiology and anatomy of the nervous system, followed by a survey of brain mechanisms of perception, cognition, learning and emotion. Biological perspectives on drug action and mental disease will also be explored.

Grading Policy

Grades will be based on 4 in-class exams and a cumulative final, each consisting of both multiple-choice and short-answer questions. The best 4 of the 5 exam scores will each count for 25% of the final grade.

Texts

Biopsychology, John PJ Pinell; 7th ed. (ISBN 0205593887)

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