Sep
6
Wed
Course Introduction and Overview @ BUCH A201
Sep 6 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Final Version of Lecture Slides: Day One

Revel Registration Walkthrough (from Pearson Education)

Information Slides: Human Subject Pool

Sep
13
Wed
Introduction to Biopsychology (Ch 1) @ BUCH A201
Sep 13 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Final Version of Lecture Slides: Introduction to Biopsychology

 

HSP Info Slides

 

Arts Co-op Info Slides

Sep
19
Tue
Last Day to Change Between Credit/D/Fail and Percentage Grading
Sep 19 all-day
Sep
20
Wed
Evolution, Genetics, & Experience (Ch 2): Lecture Cancelled; Q&A with Jill Instead @ BUCH A201
Sep 20 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Article by Hustvedt (2013)

Learning Objectives for article by Hustvedt (2013)

Final Version of Lecture Slides: Evolution, Genetics, & Experience

HSP Information Slides

Video recording of the lecture:

Other videos referred to in the lecture video:

Self-recognition in Apes

Male Bird Courtship Displays

The Amazing Lyrebird

The Amazing Lyrebird–unseen footage

Please also be sure to watch the following video which covers genetics and epigenetics:

A good site for an overview of basic genetics

Sep
22
Fri
Last Day to Withdraw Without a ‘W’
Sep 22 all-day
Sep
27
Wed
Neuroanatomy (Ch 3) and Overview of Exam 1 @ BUCH A201
Sep 27 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Pre-Lecture Version of Lecture Slides: Neuroanatomy

Overview of Exam 1

Oct
3
Tue
Q&A Session for Exam 1 @ IBLC 182
Oct 3 @ 17:00 – 18:30

Video recording of the Q&A session:

Oct
4
Wed
Exam 1 @ BUCH A201
Oct 4 @ 17:00 – 19:30

***Note: There will be an information session for Coast Mental Health in our classroom after the exam is over (at 7:30 pm).

Oct
11
Wed
Neural Conduction & Transmission (Ch 4) @ BUCH A201
Oct 11 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Final Version of Lecture Slides: Neural Conduction & Transmission

Helpful Links

Detailed step-by-step explanation of why myelin speeds up AP conduction.

Oct
18
Wed
Lecture Cancelled @ BUCH A201
Oct 18 @ 17:00 – 19:30
Informal Proposal for Optional Project Due (if other than a review paper)
Oct 18 @ 19:30 – 19:30

Note: A proposal made either in-person or by email ([email protected]) is all that is required.

Oct
25
Wed
Research Methods of Biopsychology (Ch 5) @ BUCH A201
Oct 25 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Final Version of Lecture Slides: Research Methods of Biopsychology

I felt that we rushed through the last bit of the lecture on issues with the interpretation of fMRI studies, so below is a link to a document that summarizes some of the issues we discussed and a few that we didn’t get a chance to:

Issues Interpreting fMRI Studies: Notes

Nov
1
Wed
Visual System Pt. 1 (Ch 6) @ BUCH A201
Nov 1 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Please view the following videos prior to class. Note that we will review receptive fields, and also talk about their plasticity, in class.

The Eye

Lecture Slides.

Receptive Fields

Lecture Slides.

Retina-Geniculate-Striate System

Lecture Slides.

Primary Visual Cortex

Lecture Slides.

Visual System Pt. 2 (Ch 6); Overview of Exam 2 @ BUCH A201
Nov 1 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Final Version of Lecture Slides: Visual System Pt. 2

Overview of Exam 2

Nov
7
Tue
Q&A Session for Exam 2 @ CHEM C124
Nov 7 @ 17:00 – 18:30

Video recording of the Q&A session:

Nov
8
Wed
Exam 2 @ BUCH A201
Nov 8 @ 17:00 – 19:30
Nov
15
Wed
Perception & Conscious Awareness (Ch 7) @ BUCH A201
Nov 15 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Note: Slides for this lecture will be posted on Canvas.

Nov
22
Wed
Sensorimotor System (Ch 8) @ BUCH A201
Nov 22 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Note: Slides for this lecture will be posted on Canvas.

Nov
24
Fri
Last Day to Withdraw With a ‘W’
Nov 24 all-day
Nov
29
Wed
Neurodevelopment (Ch 9); Overview of Exam 3 @ BUCH A201
Nov 29 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Note: Slides for this lecture will be posted on Canvas.

Preliminary Draft of Optional Project Due @ BUCH A201
Nov 29 @ 19:30 – 19:30
Dec
7
Thu
Exam 3 @ CIRS 1250
Dec 7 @ 19:00 – 21:30