Aug 16, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
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PSY 2210 - Physiological Psychology


Physiological mechanisms involved in perception, movement, motivation, learning, emotions, and mental disorders. Anatomy, physiology, and chemical activities of cells in the nervous and endocrine systems. Research approaches for studying interactions between physiology and behavior.

Requisites: PSY 1010
Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Arch: Connected World
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMSBS Social & Behavioral Sciences
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to explain primary terminology, concepts, and findings in the physiological mechanisms involved in perception, movement, motivation, learning, emotions, and mental disorders.
  • Students will be able to apply the logic and methods of scientific inquiry in physiological psychology.
  • Students will be able to explain and defend how knowledge of physiological principles contributes to becoming an informed citizen.
  • Students will be able to explain what physiological psychologists do in academic, research, and clinical settings.
  • Students will be able to describe ways that the research and findings in physiological psychology are influenced by the social identities of the investigators.
  • Students will be able to critically state and describe the anatomy, physiology, and chemical activities associated with the central and peripheral nervous system.
  • Students will be able to use information from resources with enough interpretation/evaluation to develop a comprehensive analysis of the anatomy, physiology, and chemical activities of cells in the nervous and endocrine system.
  • Students will be able to systematically and methodolically analyze research methods for studying interactions between physiology and behavior.
  • Students will be able to state a specific position/perspective in physiological psychology that is is thoughtful and recognizes the limitations of the empiriical findings.
  • Students will be able to state conclusions and related outcomes of physiological research logically and in a priority order.



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