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Psychology 121: Biological Psychology

Summer 2006

Professor Falls

John Dewey Hall 406

656-5748, william.falls@uvm.edu

Lecture Attendance is Mandatory

Grading: A final exam

 

Final Exam 100%

 

Week Date Topic Reading
1 5/22

5/23

5/24

5/25

Course Overview & Introduction

Introduction to Biopsychology (cont'd)/ Methods in Biopsychology

Methods in Biopsychology (cont'd)

NO LECTURE

Chapter 1

Chapter 1

Chapter 1

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2 5/29

5/30

5/31

6/1

MEMORIAL DAY - NO LECTURE

Methods in Biopsychology (cont'd)

Structure of the Nervous System

Structure of the Nervous System (cont'd)

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Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 2

3 6/5

6/6

6/7

6/8

Neurological Disorders

Neurological Disorders (cont'd)

Communication in the Nervous System

Communication in the Nervous System (cont'd)

Chapter 15

Chapter 15

Chapter 3

Chapter 3

4 6/12

6/13

6/14

6/15

Drugs (Psychopharmacology)

Drugs (Psychopharmacology) (cont'd)

Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety and Depression (cont'd)

Chapter 4

Chapter 4

Chapter 16 (pp 466 - 476)

Chapter 16 (pp 466 - 476)

5 6/19

6/20

6/21

6/22

Biological Basis of Learning and Memory

Biological Basis of Learning and Memory (cont'd)

Hunger and Obesity

TBA

Chapter 12

Chapter 12

Chapter 9 (pp 271-282)

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