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PSYC 207 Contemporary Topics in Biological and Cognitive Psychology

A focus on the interpretation of contemporary research in neuroscience, cognition, perception, memory, and learning.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
PSYC 207 002Lecture1 Tue Thu14:0015:30

Course topic: Neuroscience of agency.

The purpose of this course is to explore what neuroscience can teach about our capacity to act as free and independent agents. We will examine neuroscience research pertaining to such subjects as free will, decision making, executive functions, impulse control and placebo effects. We will also consider the implications of this research for broader clinical and social issues such as mental health, addiction and legal accountability.

PSYC 207 003Lecture1 Tue Thu11:0012:30

Course topic: Drugs, Brain and Society

PSYC 207 004Lecture2 Tue Thu11:0012:30

Course topic: Drugs, Brain and Society