Dec 09, 2023  
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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COGS 4610 - Stress on the Brain

This seminar course is a detailed examination of the mind-brain relationship, through study of the stress response. Stress is simply defined as any challenge to an individual’s homeostasis or balance. This course will explore the neurobiological underpinnings of the stress response, with particular focus on how stressors can alter perception, affective and cognitive processing in the individual, which can in turn feedback to alter the general health of the individual (body and mind/brain). 


Prerequisites/Corequisites: PSYC 1200 or permission of instructor.

Cross Listed: PSYC 4610.

Credit Hours: 4

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