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Psychology 121: Biological Psychology

Fall 2005

Professor Falls

John Dewey Hall 406

656-5748, william.falls@uvm.edu

Lecture Attendance is Mandatory

Grading: 3 exams and a final exam

 

Exams (3) 75%
Final Exam 25%

 

Week Date Topic Reading
1 8/29

8/31

9/2

Course Overview and Introduction pdf

Introduction to Biopsychology pdf

Introduction to Biopsychology

 

Chapter 1

Chapter 1

2 9/5

9/7

9/9

Labor Day - no lecture

Introduction to Biopsychology

Methods in Biopsychology and Animals in Research pdf

 

Chapter 1

Chapter 1

3 9/12

9/14

9/16

Methods in Biopsychology  (continued)

Methods in Biopsychology  (continued)

Structure of the Nervous System pdf

Chapter 1

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

4 9/19

9/21

9/23

Structure of the Nervous System (continued) 

Structure of the Nervous System (continued) 

EXAM 1 Term List

Chapter 2

Chapter 2

5 9/26

9/28

9/30

Neurological Disorders pdf

Neurological Disorders (continued)

Neurological Disorders (continued)

Chapter 15

Chapter 15

Chapter 15

6 10/3

10/5

10/7

Neurological Disorders (continued)

Neurological Disorders (continued)

Communication in the Nervous System pdf

Chapter 15

Chapter 15

Chapter 3

7 10/10

10/12

10/14

Communication in the Nervous System (continued)

Communication in the Nervous System (continued)

FALL RECESS - no lecture

Chapter 3

Chapter 3

8 10/17

10/19

10/21

Communication in the Nervous System (continued)

Drugs (Psychopharmacology) pdf

EXAM 2 Term List

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

9 10/24

10/26

10/28

Drugs (Psychopharmacology)

Drugs (Psychopharmacology)

Drugs (Psychopharmacology)

Chapter 4

Chapter 4

Chapter 4

10 10/31

11/2

11/4

Drugs (Psychopharmacology)

Drugs (Psychopharmacology)

Drugs (Psychopharmacology)

Chapter 4

Chapter 4

Chapter 4

11 11/7

11/9

11/11

Anxiety and Depression pdf

EXAM 3 Term List

NO LECTURE - Society for Neuroscience Meeting

Chapter 16 (pp 466 - 476)

 

12 11/14

11/16

11/18

NO LECTURE - SFN Meeting

NO LECTURE - SFN Meeting

Anxiety and Depression

 

 

Chapter 16 (pp 466 - 476)

13 11/21

11/23

11/25

Anxiety and Depression (continued)

Thanksgiving Recess - no lecture

Thanksgiving Recess - no lecture

Chapter 16 (pp 466 - 476)
14 11/28

11/30

12/2

cancelled

Anxiety and Depression (continued)

Anxiety and Depression (continued)

Chapter 16 (pp 466 - 476)

Chapter 16 (pp 466 - 476)

Chapter 16 (pp 466 - 476)

15 12/5

12/7

 

cancelled

EXAM 4 Term List

 

 

16  

12/15

 

FINAL EXAM - 4:00 PM