PSY 335. Affective Neuroscience. 3 Hours.
Affective neuroscience refers to the study of the brain's role in processing emotions, moods and attitudes. In addition to providing an overview of the methods used in affective neuroscience, this course will explore topics including, how emotions are used to make decisions, how emotional responses can be regulated, and how emotional experiences are perceived, attended to and remembered. This course will also examine how these processes break down in affective disorders such as depression, anxiety disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Prerequisite: PSY 230 with a minimum grade of D.