Neurobiology of Love

NEUR 1930L S01 [CRN: 27121]

The goal of this course is to explore the underlying neurobiological principles of love and attachment. Topics include the relevant brain areas, the role of sensation and perception in love and attachment; how love and attachment influence action and behavior; plasticity and learning in these systems; and relevant neurodiversity related to love and attachment. You will gain a deeper understanding of concepts and principles that apply throughout the brain. You will gain experience with primary literature and learn about the relevant experimental techniques. There will be an emphasis on how the neurobiology of love is portrayed in the popular press.
Term
Spring 2020
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
15
Primary Instructor
Meetings
12:30 - 15:00 Tue - from Jan 22, 2020 to May 15, 2020