2020-2021 Catalog Fall Update

PSY 413 Neuropsychology (NS)

This course examines the impact of the brain and nervous system on individual behaviors. Students will explore the anatomy of the brain and nervous system as well as their functions. The relationship between brain and psychological concepts such as learning, cognition, perception, and behavior, will be a guiding focus throughout the course. This course can serve as a natural science course for the purpose of meeting general education requirements.




PSY 201, PSY 202, PSY 240 or PSY 311, PSY 209 or PSY 312, or their equivalents.


  1. This course will prepare students to:
  2. Describe the organization and activity of the brain and nervous system.
  3. Explain what causes behavior.
  4. Discuss the relationship between the brain and the ability to see, hear, speak, and think.
  5. Examine the impact of hormones and drugs on human behavior.
  6. Discuss the mind-body relationship.
  7. Describe the etiology, prevention, and treatment of various disorders.
  8. Describe the anatomy of the brain and nervous system.