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Psychology 121: Biological Psychology

Summer 2005

Professor Falls

John Dewey Hall 406

656-5748, william.falls@uvm.edu

Lecture Attendance is Mandatory

Grading: 10 quizes and a final exam

 

Quizes (10) 50%
Final Exam 50%

 

Week Date Topic Reading
1 5/23

5/24

5/25

Introduction to Biopsychology

Structure of the Nervous System

Methods in Biopsychology

Chapter 1 

Chapter 3

Chapter 5

2 5/30

5/31

6/1

Memorial Day - No Class

Brain Damage and Recovery

 

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Chapter 10

 

3 6/6

6/7

6/8

Communication in the CNS

Drugs and Behavior 

Emotion

Chapter 4

Chapter 15

Chapter 17

4 6/13

6/14

6/15

Depression and Anxiety

Schizophrenia

Biological Basis of Memory

Chapter 18 

Chapter 18

Chapter 11

5 6/20

6/21

6/22

No Class

Sleep and Dreaming

Biopsychology of Motivated Behavior

 

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Chapter 14

Chapter 13