College Bulletin 2023-2024 
    
    Jul 15, 2024  
College Bulletin 2023-2024

PSYC 131B. Seminar in Affective Neuroscience


Students will engage in a critical evaluation of current topics in socio-affective neuroscience. Topics will include a contemporary investigation of neural bases of human social and affective (emotion) processes and related clinical disorders. The seminar will consider evidence from historic and emerging neuroscience methods including lesion-based approaches, neuropsychology, functional neuroimaging, scalp and intracranial electrophysiological recordings (EEG), as well as the emergence of neuromodulation as a therapeutic intervention for treatment-resistant clinical disorders (i.e., Parkinson’s Disease, treatment-resistant depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder).

This course cannot be taken as pass/fail.
Social sciences.
 
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: PSYC 001. Introduction to Psychology, and PSYC 031A. Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience or PSYC 031. Cognitive Neuroscience or permission of the instructor.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for Eligible for COGS.
Spring 2024. Metzger.
Spring 2025. Metzger.
Spring 2026. Metzger.
Catalog chapter: Psychology 
Department website:  http://www.swarthmore.edu/psychology


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