Biological Basis of Human Behaviour
University of Limerick
Area of Study
Behavioral Science, Psychology
Taught In English
Prerequisites: PS4042, PS4021
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
Structure and function of the mammalian nervous system with reference to the biological bases of major classes of behaviour, including neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, role of neurotransmitters in brain function, CNS and endocrine influences on behaviour, localisation of brain function, the importance and limitations the of case study approach and animal research.
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