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PSYC 220 Introduction to Psychobiology

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Course Description

Survey of central and peripheral nervous system processes underlying the behavior of humans and animals. Emphasizes evolutionary, genetic, and gender differences underlying social behavior; anatomical and physiological substrates of behavior and consciousness; and neural mechanisms and sensory processes associated with learning, language, perception, motivation, emotion, sleep, speech, and sexuality.

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, 9D1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2; Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4; Area 5B)
C-ID: PSY 150