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PSY 518/418 Physiological Psychology

Prerequisites: Introductory level courses in psychology and biology, a course in research methods or permission of the instructor. (First semester/3 credits) 

The relationships between physiological structure and functioning and behavior. Special attention is given to the overall structure of the central and peripheral nervous system, to nerve physiology and to the physiological basis for such psychologically significant behaviors as perception, motivation, learning, memory, attention, sleep and dreams, emotions and drug-induced changes in behavior.