BIOL-1312 Biology for Psychology - Theory

The objective of this course is to study theories at molecular, cellular and organism levels that intend to explain functions related to living organisms. It emphasizes two aspects related to biology and psychology: (1) recent studies on biological basis (neuronal, hormonal, ecophysiological) of particular features of human behavior, and (2) discussion of hypothesis on the ecological and evolutionary function of predisposition in sexual, social and aggressive behavior in animals and humans.