Survey of contemporary knowledge and issues within behavioral, cognitive, or systems neuroscience. Topics vary by semester but may include the brain’s role in perception, motivation, emotional processing, consciousness, mental illness, sexual behavior, thinking, memory, or learning. This course satisfies the “Biological & Sensory Processes” Breadth Area. Students will learn foundational skills in the evaluation and communication of psychological research. This course may be repeated for credit if topics are different. Prerequisite: PSYC 101 with a grade of C- or better or with permission of the instructor.