Sep
4
Tue
Course Introduction and Overview @ SWING 122
Sep 4 @ 18:00 – 20:30

Final Versions of Slides: Course Introduction and Overview

*Please note that the Powerpoint version might not preserve the appearance of all slides (since they were exported from Adobe Acrobat).

Sep
11
Tue
Introduction to Biopsychology (Ch 1) @ SWING 122
Sep 11 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Final Versions of Slides for: Intro to Biopsyc

*Please note that the Powerpoint version might not preserve the appearance of all slides (since they were exported from Adobe Acrobat).

NOTE: There will be an information session for PLEA society (community service opportunity) in our classroom after class is over (7:30 pm).

Sep
18
Tue
CLASS CANCELLED @ SWING 122
Sep 18 @ 17:00 – 19:30

CLASS CANCELLED: Please check your email for details

Sep
21
Fri
Last Day to Change Between Credit/D/Fail and Percentage Grading
Sep 21 all-day
Last Day to Withdraw Without a ‘W’
Sep 21 all-day
Sep
25
Tue
Evolution, Genetics, & Experience (Ch 2); Neuroanatomy (Ch 3); and Overview of Exam 1 @ SWING 122
Sep 25 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Final Versions of Lecture Slides: Evolution, Genetics, & Experience; Neuroanatomy

A good site for an overview of basic genetics

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

Oct
1
Mon
Q&A Session for Exam 1 @ SWNG 122
Oct 1 @ 17:00 – 19:00
Oct
2
Tue
Exam 1 @ SWING 122
Oct 2 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Overview of Exam 1

Oct
9
Tue
Neural Conduction & Transmission (Ch 4) @ SWING 122
Oct 9 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Final Version of Lecture Slides: Neural Conduction & Transmission

***Note: The powerpoint version might not retain the appearance of the pdf version (since it was converted from a pdf).

Helpful Links

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

Informal Proposal for Optional Project Due (if other than a review paper)
Oct 9 @ 19:30 – 19:30

Note: A proposal made either in-person or by email (sjb@psych.ubc.ca) is all that is required.

Oct
16
Tue
Research Methods of Biopsychology (Ch 5) @ SWING 122
Oct 16 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Final Version of Lecture Slides: Research Methods of Biopsychology

*Note: The powerpoint version might not retain the appearance of the pdf version (since it was converted from a pdf).

Oct
23
Tue
Visual System Pt. 1 (Ch 6) @ SWING 122
Oct 23 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Final Versions of Lecture Slides: Visual System Pt. 1

*Please note that the Powerpoint version might not preserve the appearance of all slides (since they were exported from Adobe Acrobat).

Oct
30
Tue
Visual System Pt. 2 (Ch 6); Overview of Exam 2 @ SWING 122
Oct 30 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Final Version of Lecture Slides: Visual System Pt. 2

Nov
5
Mon
Exam 2 Q&A Session @ BUCH A201
Nov 5 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Nov
6
Tue
Exam 2 @ SWING 122
Nov 6 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Overview of Exam 2

Nov
13
Tue
CLASS CANCELLED @ SWING 122
Nov 13 @ 17:00 – 19:30

CLASS CANCELLED: Please check your email for details

Nov
20
Tue
Perception & Conscious Awareness (Ch 7) @ SWING 122
Nov 20 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Final Versions of Lecture Slides: Perception & Conscious Awareness

*Please note that the Powerpoint version might not preserve the appearance of all slides (since they were exported from Adobe Acrobat).

Sensorimotor System (Ch 8) @ SWING 122
Nov 20 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Please check your email for a link to the recorded lecture.

Final Versions of Lecture Slides: Sensorimotor System

*Please note that the Powerpoint version might not preserve the appearance of all slides (since they were exported from Adobe Acrobat).

Preliminary Draft of Optional Project Due @ SWING 122
Nov 20 @ 19:30 – 19:30

Please hand in a paper copy before the end of class. Thanks!

Nov
27
Tue
Neurodevelopment (Ch 9); Overview of Exam 3 @ SWING 122
Nov 27 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Final Versions of Lecture Slides: Neurodevelopment

*Please note that the Powerpoint version might not preserve the appearance of all slides (since they were exported from Adobe Acrobat).

Nov
28
Wed
Exam 3 Q&A Session @ BUCH A101
Nov 28 @ 17:00 – 18:30

This Q&A session was recorded. Please check your email for information on how to retrieve the video file.

Dec
4
Tue
Exam 3 Q&A Session @ via Zoom.us
Dec 4 @ 17:00 – 18:30
Dec
5
Wed
Exam 3 @ CIRS 1250
Dec 5 @ 19:00 – 22:00

Overview of Exam 3

Jan
8
Tue
Brain Dysfunction & Neuroplasticity Pt. 1 (Ch. 10) @ SWING 122
Jan 8 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Lecture Cancelled. Please check your email for a link to the recording of the lecture.

*Please note that the Powerpoint versions might not preserve the appearance of all slides (since they were exported from Adobe Acrobat).

Jan
15
Tue
Brain Dysfunction & Neuroplasticity Pt. 2 (Ch. 10) @ SWING 122
Jan 15 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Final Versions of Lecture Slides: Brain Dysfunction & Neuroplasticity Pt. 2

*Please note that the Powerpoint versions might not preserve the appearance of all slides (since they were exported from Adobe Acrobat).

Jan
20
Sun
Adult Neurogenesis (Ch 9, Section 9.4)
Jan 20 all-day

Final Versions of Lecture Slides: Adult Neurogenesis; Please check Canvas for link to lecture recording.

For a good review of adult neurogenesis, see this article by Leuner & Gould (2010). (You will need to login via CWL to view the article.)

*Please note that the Powerpoint versions might not preserve the appearance of all slides (since they were exported from Adobe Acrobat).

Jan
22
Tue
Learning, Memory, and Amnesia (Ch. 11) @ SWING 122
Jan 22 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Final Versions of Lecture Slides: Learning, Memory, & Amnesia

*Please note that the Powerpoint version might not preserve the appearance of all slides (since they were exported from Adobe Acrobat).

**A link to a video-based lecture about amnesics and mnemonists has been posted on Canvas: Slides for that lecture are below.

Lecture Slides to accompany the video-based lecture: Mnemonists and Amnesics

Jan
24
Thu
Chapter 10 and Adult Neurogenesis Q&A Session @ SWING 221
Jan 24 @ 17:00 – 18:30
Jan
28
Mon
Exam 4 Q&A @ SWNG 122
Jan 28 @ 17:00 – 18:30
Jan
29
Tue
Exam 4 @ SWING 122
Jan 29 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Overview of Exam 4

Feb
5
Tue
Hunger, Eating, & Health (Ch. 12) @ SWING 122
Feb 5 @ 17:00 – 19:30

Final Versions of Lecture Slides Part 1: Hunger, Eating, & Health (Guest Lecture by Dr. Kiran Soma)

Final Versions of Lecture Slides Part 1: Hunger, Eating, & Health (Guest Lecture by Dr. Kiran Soma)

Feb
19
Tue
Midterm Break (no lecture)
Feb 19 all-day
Feb
26
Tue
Sleep, Dreaming, & Circadian Rhythms (Ch. 14) @ SWING 122
Feb 26 @ 17:00 – 19:30
Feb
28
Thu
Drug Addiction & Brain Reward Systems Pt. 1 (Ch. 15) @ MCML 166
Feb 28 @ 17:00 – 19:30
Mar
5
Tue
Drug Addiction & Brain Reward Systems Pt. 2 (Ch. 15); Overview of Exam 5 @ SWING 122
Mar 5 @ 17:00 – 19:30
Mar
12
Tue
Exam 5 @ SWING 122
Mar 12 @ 17:00 – 19:30
Mar
19
Tue
Psychiatric Disorders Pt. 1 (Ch. 18) @ SWING 122
Mar 19 @ 17:00 – 19:30
Mar
26
Tue
Final Version of Optional Project Due @ SWING 122
Mar 26 all-day

Due by end of class.

Psychiatric Disorders Pt. 2 (Ch. 18) @ SWING 122
Mar 26 @ 17:00 – 19:30
Apr
2
Tue
Psychiatric Disorders Pt. 3 (Ch. 18); Overview of Final Exam @ SWING 122
Apr 2 @ 17:00 – 19:30