Courses of Study 2013-2014 
    Aug 13, 2022  
Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYCH 4400 - [To Sleep, Dream, and Remember]

Fall. 4 credits.

Prerequisite: at least PSYCH 2230  or BIONB 2210 . Recommended prerequisite: additional course in biology, biopsychology, or neurobiology. Next offered 2014-2015. Co-meets with PSYCH 6400 .


What brain events instigate, maintain, and switch the states of sleep? How does the brain construct a dream? What brain events produce and sustain a night terror? Does the sleeping brain work for memory or against it? These questions will be considered as problems in cognitive neuroscience. Students must be conversant with brain anatomy and brain physiology.

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