Academic Year 2015/2016 - 2° Year
Teaching Staff: Marinella COCO
Credit Value: 5
Scientific field: BIO/09 - PHYSIOLOGY
Taught classes: 30 hours
Term / Semester:

Detailed Course Content

The course is intended to complete the physiological preparation and psychobiology of psychology students and aims to stimulate them to acquire the basics to understand behaviors, cognitive processes and their pathological aspects, integrating biological, physiological and psychological points of view. 1. Introduction to neuroscience 2. Chemical control of the brain and behavior 3. Motivation 4. The cerebral mechanisms of emotions 5. The rhythms of the brain 6. The language 7. Attention 8. The development of brain connections 9. Memory systems 10. Molecular mechanisms and memory

Textbook Information

Bear, M.F. , Connors, B.W. , Paradiso, M.A., NEUROSCIENZE, Esplorando il cervello, Masson, 2007,
3° edizione