175.205 Brain and Behaviour (15 credits)

IMPORTANT NOTE:There have been changes to this course for 2018. For 2017 enrolments please check the individual offering description below to confirm details for:

  • Learning outcomes

2017 - An introduction to the structure and functioning of the human brain and its relationship to behaviour. Emphasis is given to brain processes that underlie the class of behaviours of special interest to psychology (e.g. sensory and motor systems, emotions, feeling and pain, consciousness, rhythms of the brain, and the malfunctioning mind). 2018 - An introduction to basic biological processes underpinning behaviour and what happens when these processes are disrupted. Students will develop critical thinking and effective communication skills (both verbal and written) in relation to biological psychology.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): 175.102. At least 45 credits from 100 level. At least 90 credits from 100 level for Bachelor of Science.

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2017 * Semester one full semester Internal Auckland Campus
2017 * Semester Two full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2017 * Semester Two full semester Distance
2018 Semester one full semester Internal Auckland Campus
2018 Semester Two full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2018 Semester Two full semester Distance

* Due to recent changes you should carefully check this offering to confirm details before you enrol.

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