PSYCH 5622: The Development of Brain and Behavior

August 7, 2017
This course explores the process of brain development from conception through adulthood. The course will cover the basic processes of central nervous system differentiation, how the brain continues to change in infancy, childhood and adolescence, and how environmental variables and experiences shape brain development and program behavior throughout life, in human and animal models. Prereq: A grade of C- or above in 2220, 2300, and 3313; or a grade of B or above in 3313 and Neurosc 3000, and Neuroscience major; or Grad standing.
Credit Hours: 

Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:

Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains
  • Describe applications of psychology

Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research
  • Incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry


  • Exhibit effective presentation skills for different purposes
  • Interact effectively with others

To find course availability and times, please visit the Ohio State Course Catalog and Master Schedule.