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SEMINAR IN PSYCHOBIOLOGY PSY U656 Course outline
 

Summary: SEMINAR IN PSYCHOBIOLOGY
PSY U656 Course outline
Course Number: PSY U656 Instructor: Professor Jay McLaughlin
Key Number: 51425 Office: 114 Lake Hall
Semester Offered: Spring 2006 Phone: (617) 373-2361
Total Credit Hours: 4 credits E-mail: j.mclaughlin@neu.edu
Office Hours: Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30 10:00 a.m., or by appointment
Class meets: Mondays and Thursdays from 11:45 2:40 p.m. in 245 Ryder Hall
COURSE GOALS:
Understanding and application of biological mechanisms to psychological questions
Skills preparation for future psychobiology research career, including critical reading, analysis
and discussion of primary literature and presentation skills
COURSE STRUCTURE:
Class will be divided between weekly lectures, review of articles and student presentations.
Lectures will be given for approximately 90 minutes of each Monday class. These are intended
to provide the background necessary to understand and analyze the following week's articles.
Review of articles will comprise the majority of time spent in class. Each Thursday class,
students will be randomly selected to present material from the assigned readings and lead
discussion of relevant points. Please note that students are responsible for all reading material
assigned each week. Review of articles and participation counts significantly towards the final

  

Source: Ayers, Joseph - Marine Science Center & Department of Biology, Northeastern University

 

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