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as of 9/16/2019

BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR (ADVANCED)
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Sydney - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectPsychology
Number & Suffix: 134
Full UC Title: BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR (ADVANCED) 
Transcript Title: BRAIN&BEHAVIOR /ADV 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course examines a range of phenomena and principles in learning and perception and their underlying neural substrates. It emphasizes instrumental conditioning and the principle of reinforcement, ranging from applications of this principle to its neural substrates. It also analyzes aversive-based learning, such as punishment and avoidance, and anxiety, together with related neurochemical mechanisms, and the effects of various psychopharmacological agents on these processes. A number of perceptual phenomena is covered (e.g., vision and hearing, recognition of tastes and odors, touch and pain). Students gain hands-on experience of how some of these principles and phenomena may be studied experimentally and applied to the neurosciences through a series of practical classes and demonstrations. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR (ADVANCED) 
Partner University Department: Psychology 
Partner University Course Number: PSYC2910