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Courses Found for PY4**

PY406: Topical Seminar:

For advanced students to do intensive study in a special area of current faculty interest.

Prerequisite: Psychology 201, & 374 or 382.

1 unit

PY407: Topical Seminar:

For advanced students to do intensive study in a special area of current faculty interest.

Prerequisite: Psychology 201, & 374 or 382.

1 unit

PY408: Topical Seminar:

For advanced students to do intensive study in a special area of current faculty interest. (Not offered 2017-18).

Prerequisite: Psychology 202.

1 unit

PY409: Social Cognition

An examination of three important areas of social cognition: (1)basic cognitive processes such as automatic perception, and schematic versus controlled thinking; (2)stereotyping and prejudice from the perceivers' and targets' perspectives; (3) social cognitive processes related to culture, power and well-being. (Not offered 2017-18).

Prerequisite: Psychology 202 and either Psychology 309 or Psychology 344, or consent of instructor.

1 unit

PY412: Human Neuropsychology

An in-depth consideration of the functional organization of the human central nervous system. General topics explored include neurology (e. g., language, spatial memory, sensorimotor, and emotional disorders), brain imaging techniques, and neuropsychological assessment. Field experience with brain-damaged/impaired individuals.

Prerequisite: Psychology 202, 297 and 298.

1 unit — Kristi Erdal

PY413: Developmental Psychopathology

An empirically-based survey of the prevalence, etiology, course and treatment of child and adolescent psychological disorders. Biological and sociocultural aspects of psychopathology are addressed and ethical implications of common treatment strategies are discussed.

Prerequisite: Psychology 202 and 374 ( 362 or 297 recommended).

1 unit — Patricia Waters

PY419: Neuroscience Methods

Introduction to basic neuroscience laboratory and research methodology. Students will gain experience in nonhuman behavioral analyses, drug administration, and perfusion techniques; tissue preparation, histology, and sectioning; quantitative neuromorphology and stereology techniques. (Not offered 2017-18).

Prerequisite: Psychology 202, Psychology 298, and consent of instructor.

1 unit

PY420: Cognitive Neuroethology

This course provides an overview of cognitive ethology (the study of animal behavior/cognition in the natural environment), with a focus on the underlying neural structures and non-human animal communication systems. Several species will be examined, including, birds, non-human primates, elephants, and cetacea. In addition, the course will explore attempts to teach non-human animals human-based artificial languages.

Prerequisite: Psychology 202, 297 and 298.

1 unit — Robert Jacobs

PY422: Emotion

An in-depth exploration of the scientific research on emotion, paying particular attention to new theoretical frameworks, and new experimental investigations into the nature of emotional experience and expression.

Prerequisite: Psychology 202, 281 or 309, or consent of instructor.

1 unit — Tomi-Ann Roberts

PY422: Emotion

An in-depth exploration of the scientific research on emotion, paying particular attention to new theoretical frameworks, and new experimental investigations into the nature of emotional experience and expression.

Prerequisite: Psychology 202, 281 or 309, or consent of instructor.

1 unit — Tomi-Ann Roberts