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Fall Term 2017 TOP: MICROBES & THE BRAIN - 5524 - PSYC 580
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Prerequisites/Notes: CHEM 116, BIOL 150 and one course in psychology; or PSYC 360 and one course in biology; or consent of instructor

Catalog Description : A study of the nervous system from the perspectives of psychology and biology. Topics vary year to year and may include glial cells, neural development, and the evolution of nervous systems and neurotransmitter systems. Lecture only. May be repeated when topic is different.

Topic for Fall 2017: Microbes and the Brain
The gut-brain axis is a bidirectional communication network linking microbial organisms in the mammalian gastrointestinal track to specific neurological processes in the brain. Using primary research articles as a basis, this course will explore how psychological, environmental, and behavioral factors influence the physiological state of both the brain and the gut. Course format includes discussions, presentations, and writing assignments.



Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), Speaking Intensive GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Advanced Course


Term

Fall Term 2017

Instructors

Brian P. Piasecki

Course

PSYC 580

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

TOP: MICROBES & THE BRAIN (S)

Final Exam

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 03:00 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.

CRN

5524

Status

Active

Class Time

09:00-10:50 TR YOUN 316

Start-End Date

Sep 11, 2017-Nov 21, 2017

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

Cross Listed as

BIOL 340


 

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