Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Behavioral Neuroscience Program

Courses

The primary undergraduate courses offered by the BN area:

PSYCH 3313 - Intro to Behavioral Neuroscience
Introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system in relation to behavior.

PSYCH 4305 - Intro to Psychopharmacology
Introduction to the psychology of licit and illicit psychoactive drug use.

PSYCH 4501 – Advanced Behavioral Neuroscience
Advanced discussion of contemporary issues in psychobiology, including: synaptic pharmacology, drugs, and behavior, neurodegenerative diseases and the biological bases of psychopathology.

PSYCH 4644 – Hormones & Behavior
Exploration of the interactions among hormones, brain, and behavior through an integrative approach.

PSYCH 5600 - Psychobiology of Learning and Memory
The study of principles which underlie the discovery, fixation, and retention of behavior; emphasis on theoretical formulation of the conditions necessary for learning and remembering.

PSYCH 5613H – Biological Psychiatry
Provides a contemporary overview of the biological bases of several significant psychopathologies, including: mood disorders, schizophrenia, and PTSD/dissociative identity disorders.

PSYCH 5898 - Seminar in Behavioral Neuroscience
Team-taught seminar on selected topics from contemporary research areas in the field of behavior neuroscience.