Introduction to Psychobiology: from Ion Channels to Behaviour

Description

You will cover the following topics:

  • Brain and Behaviour
  • Anatomical organisation of the nervous system
  • Communication with the neuron
  • Communication between neurons
  • Drugs and Behaviour
  • Dopamine and Operant Conditioning
  • Biological basis of psychiatric/neurological disorders
  • Learning
  • Memory
  • Emotion
  • Motivation

Assessment

  • Coursework (20%)
  • Class test (80%)