Psychology and Brain Sciences | Intro Psychological & Brain Sciences
P155 | 9629 | James, T.


The psychological and brain sciences seek to understand the nervous
system and especially how it produces behavior. This course
introduces students to the history of psychology and its place in
science, the structure of the nervous system, and experimental
methodology. Using examples taken from recent and historical
research, the course also explores many specific topics that are
studied by psychological and brain scientists. Likely topics are
visual perception, attention, memory, language, and consciousness.
Grades are assessed with exams and written assignments