Interactions Between The Environment, Behavior & Neurobiology

Course Number: 
MPO560
Type: 
Graduate Education
Quarter Hours: 
2 Quarter Hours
Course Description: 
The objective of this course will be to lean how the environment, behavior, and neurobiology influence each other using specific disease states as examples. In particular, the course will focus on: how an organism’s environment and behavior alter its nervous system structure and function and how an organism’s environment and biology of the nervous system affect its behavior. Students will gain an appreciation for the complex and interactive psychobiology of prevalent and costly disease states.