PYSC 2080 -- Biological Psychology Chapter One

This course introduces biological bases of behavior. It includes ethology and comparative behavior, psychobiological development, physiological and sensory mechanisms of behavior, and evolution and behavioral genetics. It presents basic structural and functional properties of the nervous system.
Date:
2014-06-02
Primary Material Type:
Online Course Module
Institution:
Northern Wyoming Community College
Project Name:
Wyoming Community College Coalition: Preparing supervisors, managers and entrepreneurs today for tomorrow’s economy
TAACCCT Round:
1
Subjects:
Psychology, biology

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Cloud Peak Energy
Industry Sector:
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction -- Mining (except Oil and Gas) -- Coal Mining (2121)
Occupation:
All Occupations (00-0000)

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Instructional Program:
Natural Resources and Conservation (03)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
3 hours
Language:
English (United States)
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Active - requires user to respond to prompts, questions, etc.
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Course Note:
PSYC 2080 -- Biological Psychology

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Copyright / Licensing

Copyright Owner:
Rachel Kristianson
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Creative Commons License
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