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Neurophysiology & Behavior

MEDS 4047 | 2 credit hours

Spring Semester | Syllabus (PDF)

Note: MEDS 4047 is taught from week 8 through the end of the semester

TH 12:00 – 1:50 PM 

Course Director: Teresa Reyes, PhD | | 513-558-4338


Neurophysiology & Behavior is designed to provide students with an overview of systems behavioral neuroscience. The course will cover sensory, motor and pain systems; homeostasis and biological rhythms; brain energetics; positive and negative affect and motivation; cognition; and psychoneuroimmunology.

Learning Objectives


  • Gain familiarity with topics in systems behavioral neuroscience
  • Gain familiarity with critically reading the relevant literature


In order to take MEDS4047, students must satisfy all of the following prerequisites:

  • Medical Sciences program major or minor
  • C or better in MEDS3026 Human Physiology


There is no required textbook for this course; however, reference to one of several texts is recommended. Specific reading assignments are given by the faculty for individual lectures. Refer to the syllabus for details.


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