BIOPSYCHOLOGY II

Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΨΥΧΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΙΙ / BIOPSYCHOLOGY II
CodeΨΥ-527
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolPsychology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600013513

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos PSychologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses535

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600070222
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • ΨΥ-219 BIOPSYCHOLOGY I
General Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for the course
Learning Outcomes
The aim of this course is to explore the biological substrates of various aspects of human behavior. At the end of the semester students are expected to demonstrate knowledge of 1) the neural basis of movement, learning/memory and sleep, 2) the role of the endocrine system on behavior, and 3) the biological basis of affective disorders.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
Motor control and plasticity. Neural mechanisms of learning and memory. Hormones, brain and behavior. Regulation of internal states (food, fluid and temperature regulation). Biological rhythms, sleep and dreaming. Neuroplasticity and biological basis of affective and neurological disorders.
Keywords
neural mechanisms of learning, memory, sleep, dreaming
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
audio-visual material Email to communicate with the students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1174.5
Reading Assigment130.5
Total1305
Student Assessment
Description
Written Exam at the end of the semester
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Βιοψυχολογία John P.J. Pinel Εκδόσεις Ίων, 2011 2. Εγκέφαλος και Συμπεριφορά Bryan Kolb & Ian Q Whishaw Ιατρικές Εκδόσεις Π.Χ. Πασχαλίδης, Αθήνα, 2009
Additional bibliography for study
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Last Update
04-11-2017