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

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

Registered students: 141
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses535

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600144490
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
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
Upon successful completion of this course, students are expected to have acquired a deep understanding of 1. the neural basis of movement control 2. the role of specific brain structures in various types of learning and memory 3. the effect of sex and stress-related hormones on brain and behavior 4. the brain activity during wakefulness and sleep 5. the biological basis of specific affective disorders (schizophrenia, major depressive disorder, anxiety 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, motor disorders. Neural mechanisms of learning and memory. Hormones, brain and behavior. 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. Βιολογική Ψυχολογία Kalat, J. W. Odysseus Publishing Ltd, 2020. 2. Βιοψυχολογία John P.J. Pinel Εκδόσεις Ίων, 2011 3. 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
29-10-2020