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PSYC 220 Introduction to Psychobiology

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Course Description

Introduction to the role of the nervous system in psychological processes, including the basis of nerve conduction, the role of neurotransmitters, and basic neuroanatomy. The course also addresses the neurophysiology underlying sensory processes, motivation, emotion, sleep and dreaming, language, learning and memory, addiction, and mental disorders.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: PSYC 100 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2, 9D3
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2; Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4; Area 5B)
C-ID: PSY 150