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Discuss the importance of preserving brain health, and identify healthy lifestyle choices that directly affect neurological and psychological well-being.
Describe factors that can interrupt learning, memory, cognition, and behavior.
Explain the relationship between the strength of learning associated with each type of memory.
Explain sex differences in brain morphology and sexuality.
Explain the interactions between hormones and behavior.
Discuss the neurological basis of sleeping and eating.
Explain the functions of the peripheral nervous system that are essential to survival.
Describe the relationship between the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system.
Analyze related nervous system pathologies associated with damage to the structures controlling the five senses.
Describe the organization of the sensory motor system.
Describe the organization of the visual system and object recognition.
Discuss the neurological structure and function of the five senses.
Identify current issues in psychopharmacology.
Discuss how drugs influence synaptic transmission.
Describe the primary neurotransmitters and their role in brain function and behavior.
Describe the stages of neural conduction and synaptic transmissions.
Identify the role of genetics in brain development and subsequently behavior.
Describe the relationship among biopsychological and other neuroscience disciplines.