Provide to the students of the degree in Psychology general knowledge about the biological basis of motivational and emotional behaviors, as well as the contribution of biological variables to the explanation and understanding of learning, memory, thought, language and mental disorders.
The aim is that the students know the biological basis of learning and memory. For this, the student must know the mechanisms of synaptic plasticity, different types of learning and its relation to memory and its disorders
Understand the biological basis of language and literacy, as well as major problems as a result of problems in the brain or brain damage due to development.
Studying mental disorders from a psychobiological perspective, later complemented by knowledge acquired disorders in other subjects. To do this, students will learn genetic, developmental, anatomical, neurochemical and pharmacological related to schizophrenia, major affective disorders, anxiety disorders and autism.