Syllabus query



Academic Year/course: 2019/20

270 - Degree in Psychology


Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
2019/20
Subject:
25901 - Basic Biology I
Faculty / School:
301 - Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas
Degree:
270 - Degree in Psychology
ECTS:
6.0
Year:
1
Semester:
First Four-month period
Subject Type:
Basic Education
Module:
---

1. General information

2. Learning goals

3. Assessment (1st and 2nd call)

4. Methodology, learning tasks, syllabus and resources

4.1. Methodological overview

The methodology followed in this course is oriented towards achievement of the learning objectives based on lectures and practice sessions.

4.2. Learning tasks

The course includes 60 ECTS organized according to: 

 

- Lectures (3 ECTS: 30 hours)

- Practice sessions (3 ECTS: 30 hours)

4.3. Syllabus

The course will address the following topics:

  • Introduction to Psychobiology
  • The role of evolution, genetics and experience to understand behavior.
  • Structure and functions of the cells of the Nervous System
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Development and plasticity of the Nervous System
  • Spinal cord and brainstem
  • Somatosensory system
  • Psychobiology of the senses

4.4. Course planning and calendar

The overall planning of the course corresponds to the following student dedication:

 

- Total hours: 150

- Attendance hours: 56

- Non-attendance hours of autonomous work: 90

- Assessment hours: 4

 

Calendar of attendance sessions and presentation of works:

 

- Lectures: 2 hours/week

- Practice sessions in small groups: 2 hours/week

- Assessment: at the end of semester

 

4.5. Bibliography and recommended resources

 

  • Carlson, Neil R.. Fisiología de la conducta / Neil R. Carlson ; traducción Gea Consultoria Editorial S.L. - 11ª ed. Madrid [etc] : Pearson-Addison Wesley, D. L. 2014 *
  • Diamond, M. C.. El cerebro humano : libro de trabajo / M. C. Diamond, A. B. Scheibel y L. M. Elson. . 1ª ed., 7ª reimp. Barcelona : Ariel, 2008
  • Felten, David L., Cuaderno de Neurociencia para colorear / David L., Felten, Mary Sumo Maida. Barcelona : Elsevier, D.L., 2019.
  • Pinel, John R.J., Biopsicología / John P.J. Pinel; Traducción y revisión técnica María Jose Ramos Platón; Prólogo de Miguel Navarro García.-6ª ed., última reimpresión. Madrid [etc.] : Prentice Hall, 2009*

*Both books include an interactive CD that can be taken separately in the Campus Library.


Academic Year/course: 2019/20

270 - Degree in Psychology


Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
2019/20
Subject:
25901 - Basic Biology I
Faculty / School:
301 - Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas
Degree:
270 - Degree in Psychology
ECTS:
6.0
Year:
1
Semester:
First Four-month period
Subject Type:
Basic Education
Module:
---

1. General information

2. Learning goals

3. Assessment (1st and 2nd call)

4. Methodology, learning tasks, syllabus and resources

4.1. Methodological overview

The methodology followed in this course is oriented towards achievement of the learning objectives based on lectures and practice sessions.

4.2. Learning tasks

The course includes 60 ECTS organized according to: 

 

- Lectures (3 ECTS: 30 hours)

- Practice sessions (3 ECTS: 30 hours)

4.3. Syllabus

The course will address the following topics:

  • Introduction to Psychobiology
  • The role of evolution, genetics and experience to understand behavior.
  • Structure and functions of the cells of the Nervous System
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Development and plasticity of the Nervous System
  • Spinal cord and brainstem
  • Somatosensory system
  • Psychobiology of the senses

4.4. Course planning and calendar

The overall planning of the course corresponds to the following student dedication:

 

- Total hours: 150

- Attendance hours: 56

- Non-attendance hours of autonomous work: 90

- Assessment hours: 4

 

Calendar of attendance sessions and presentation of works:

 

- Lectures: 2 hours/week

- Practice sessions in small groups: 2 hours/week

- Assessment: at the end of semester

 

4.5. Bibliography and recommended resources

 

  • Carlson, Neil R.. Fisiología de la conducta / Neil R. Carlson ; traducción Gea Consultoria Editorial S.L. - 11ª ed. Madrid [etc] : Pearson-Addison Wesley, D. L. 2014 *
  • Diamond, M. C.. El cerebro humano : libro de trabajo / M. C. Diamond, A. B. Scheibel y L. M. Elson. . 1ª ed., 7ª reimp. Barcelona : Ariel, 2008
  • Felten, David L., Cuaderno de Neurociencia para colorear / David L., Felten, Mary Sumo Maida. Barcelona : Elsevier, D.L., 2019.
  • Pinel, John R.J., Biopsicología / John P.J. Pinel; Traducción y revisión técnica María Jose Ramos Platón; Prólogo de Miguel Navarro García.-6ª ed., última reimpresión. Madrid [etc.] : Prentice Hall, 2009*

*Both books include an interactive CD that can be taken separately in the Campus Library.