Department of Counselling and Psychology Course Outline
Course Title Biological Bases of Behavior
Course Code PSY110
Number of Credits 3
Duration of Weeks 15
Contact Hours Per Week 2 hours Lecture; 1 hour Tutorial
Pre-requisite Course(s) N/A
Course Aims
This course introduces biological bases of human behaviors. Specifically, the physiology and anatomy of human nervous system and the internal chemical environment will be explored. In addition, major concepts, theories and research methodologies in studying brain and behavior will also be addressed to facilitate students’ understanding of the most updated research in the field of biological psychology. 
Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOS)

Upon the completion of the course, it is anticipated that students will able to master:

1. The basic anatomical structures of the brain and their functions

2. The neurological and biological mechanisms relating to human behaviors

3. The ability to critique scientific research in biological psychology

4. The application of biological psychology to daily circumstances, developing                         insights to student’s own and others’ behaviors
Assessment
  Assessment Tasks Weighting
1.
Group Presentation
20%
2.
Individual Review Paper
20%
3.
MCQ
5% 
4.
Mid-Tem Quiz
15%
5
Final Examination
40%
 
 
100%
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