University of Technology Sydney

96848 Brain and Behaviour

6cp; 4hpw (1hr pre-recorded lecture; 2hrs activities and preparation; 1hr workshop)
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The mind is a complex system of biological and social influences on learning and behaviour. Through investigation of neuroanatomy and neurobiology, students learn about the structure and function of the nervous system and how the brain works at a molecular and cellular level. Students develop an understanding of the principles of learning through investigation of associative learning and non-associative learning. Students also investigate the neuroscientific bases of learning, addiction and memory. The material is applied through a series of clinical case studies, and behaviour modification experimentation.

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