Robin Arkerson

Associate Professor

Psychology

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Liberal Arts 363

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Courses

Introduction to the biological basis of behavior. Topics will include basic neuronal functioning and brain specialization, as well as the relation of other biological systems (e.g. sleep/wake cycles, circadian rhythms) to brain function and behavior.

Broad overview of emotion topics including affective neuroscience, emotion and cognition, disorders of emotion, and emotional development. Requirements include an oral presentation.

Broad overview of emotion topics including affective neuroscience, emotion and cognition, disorders of emotion, and emotional development. Requirements include an oral presentation.

In-depth seminar on selected topics in a field of psychology. A few specific topics will be examined in depth - the historical roots, theories, and current research approaches. Two areas are offered in alternate years: personality and psychopathology; cognition. One of the primary goals of this course is to prepare students for PSY 514, in which knowledge gained in this course will be used to conduct research projects.

Graduate seminar offered for one semester on a specific topic. Topics vary according to student needs and faculty expertise in particular areas of study. This course may be repeated with change of content.

Graduate seminar offered for one semester on a specific topic. Topics vary according to student needs and faculty expertise in particular areas of study. This course may be repeated with change of content.

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