PSYC 355

Neuroscience of Learning and Memory

Prerequisite: A 200-level course in BIOL or PSYC. This course covers the psychological and biological bases of learning and memory. Topics range from the cellular changes that underlie species general learning to the brain areas and systems relevant to conscious recollection. Memory processes in humans, rats, sea slugs, and computers are examined in order to better understand the structure of an adaptive mind. Offered alternate years.