Introduction to Neuroscience

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J. Castro, M. Greene, N. Koven

Course Long Title

Introduction to Neuroscience


In this course, students learn how the structure and function of the central and peripheral nervous systems support mind and behavior. Topics include neuroanatomy, developmental neurobiology, neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, and neuropsychiatry. The course is designed for prospective majors and nonmajors who are interested in exploring a field in which biology and psychology merge, and to which many other disciplines (e.g., chemistry, philosophy, anthropology, computer science) have contributed. Not open to students who have received credit for PSYC 215.

Writing Credit

No writing credit

Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(Psychology: Biological)

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Offering Frequency

Normally offered every year