Courses of Study 2018-2019 
    Jul 20, 2024  
Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYCH 3220 - Hormones and Behavior

(crosslisted) BIONB 3220  
Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite (any one of the following): PSYCH 2230 , BIONB 2210  or BIONB 2220 , or two biology courses plus psychology course. Enrollment limited to: juniors and seniors. Co-meets with PSYCH 7220 . Three lectures with periodic exams.  Students will also select a specialty topic based on original papers in the field, give an oral presentation.

A. Ophir.

Covers comparative and evolutionary approaches to the study of the relationship between reproductive hormones and sexual behavior in vertebrates, including humans. Also hormonal contributions to other social behavior (parental behavior, aggression, mating systems), stress, learning and memory, and biological rhythms.

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