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PSYC BC2118 Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience Laboratory. 1.5 point.

Prerequisites: BC1001 Introduction to Psychology lecture, and instructor permission. Enrollment limited to 16 students per section.
Corequisites: PSYC BC1119

Laboratory course to accompany BC1119. Students conduct experiments related to the physiological bases of behavior: development, organization and function of the nervous system; neurochemistry, neurophysiology and synaptic transmission. Topics include: the neural bases of sensory systems; homeostasis; sexual behavior; biological rhythms; emotionality and stress; learning and memory; and psychopathology. A portion of this course uses rats as experimental subjects and involves brain dissections.