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PSYC 375 Cognitive Neuroscience

PSYC 375.  Cognitive Neuroscience.  3 Credits.   N   

A survey of topics related to the biological processes underlying cognition in humans and in animals, including the physiology of neuronal and synaptic transmission, neurochemistry, and functional neuroanatomy. Selected topics within the area of cognitive neuroscience also covered, such as sensory processing, hearing, vision, learning and memory, attention, motor control, language, hemispheric asymmetry, executive function, and neuroplasticity. Prerequisite: An introductory course in Psychology; an introductory course in Biology; and PSYC 200 or PSYC 201 and PSYC 210 or PSYC 211.

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience

Behavioral Neuroscience is a new major in Psychology at the University of Kansas.  The concentration in behavioral neuroscience is designed for students with a focused interest in the biological bases of behavior and thought. The concentration is well suited for students who are contemplating professional or mainly research careers in medicine, pharmacology, veterinarian medicine, animal science, neurology, neurobiology, and neuroscience.  It is also suitable as a degree for those headed into other health-related fields or graduate school in other areas of psychology. As a behavioral neuroscience major, you will take courses in many different departments because, as you explore the neural basis of behavior and prepare to enter the neuroscience research field, you will need to acquire knowledge in the realms of chemistry, biology, psychology, statistics, and even computer science.

BGS in Psychology

Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BGS in Psychology. To view the list of courses approved to fulfill KU Core Goals, please visit the KU Core website . 

Minor in Psychology

A Minor in Psychology will add a strong emphasis to any degree plan at the University of Kansas. Our courses offer real world and practical applications to enhance your major(s) of choice and demonstrate to graduate programs and employers that you bring a unique understanding of statistical and research methodology, critical analysis, and the complexities of human nature.

Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology

...Mammalian Physiology Laboratory PSYC 370 Behavioral Neuroscience PSYC 375 Cognitive Neuroscience PSYC 380 Clinical Neuroscience...

BA in Psychology

...PSYC 360 / PSYC 361 , one of the following: PSYC 370 , PSYC 371 , PSYC 375 , PSYC...

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

...Male, and Beyond WGSS/PSYC 410 Intimate Relationships...Japanese Literature or EALC 375 Love, Sexuality and...

Minor in Human Sexuality

...Sexuality WGSS 376/EALC 375 Love, Sexuality and...Male, and Beyond WGSS/PSYC 410 Intimate Relationships...

Minor in Leadership Studies

...PSYC 465 Stereotyping and Prejudice Across Cultures PSYC...Issues in Medicine PHIL 375 Moral Issues in...