Students in this course will examine a variety of topics, including:

  • Behavioral genetics
  • Research techniques
  • Psychophysiology of behaviors such as eating and drinking
  • Respiration
  • Pain

Students learn by watching audiovisual lectures, reading assignments from materials provided on the course website and standard texts, and interacting with their instructor via e-mail. They answer short essay questions after each lecture rather than taking exams. Previous students have found that this course takes between 45 and 95 hours of actual work to complete. It is recommended that students complete undergraduate biology and psychology before taking this course. This course is accredited and blueprint-relevant continuing education for certificants of the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance.

Continuing Education credits: 45

Cost: $750

Instructor: Richard A. Sherman, Ph.D.

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