Information Package / Course Catalogue
Brain Development
Course Code: CGB206
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: no
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

An introductory to the structure, function, and dysfunction of the human nervous system.

Course Content

Physiological basis of psychology, Physiological Psychology is an interdisciplinary science which aims to investigate the interaction between brain and behavior, fundamentally understand of neuronal communication, neuroanatomy, and cognitive phenomena such as memory, emotion and language, How cognitive functions are effected by changes of the underlying neural structure and function

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Learning Outcomes
1.Students will be able to recognize different structures in central and peripheral nervous system
2.To learn brain development from mother-womb
3.Analyze the basic relationships between functions and structures of different areas of the brain using a physiological approach to understanding human behavior
4.Recognize the main neurotransmitter substances and learn the effects of each on behavior
5.Temel beyin yapılarındaki organizasyonu anlar
6.Understand the role of nervous system in psychological and neurological disorders
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Carlson NR(2011).Physiological Psychology
2.Solso,R.L.,Maclin,M.K.,Maclin,O.H.(2007).Cognitive Psychology (ÇeviriA.Ayçiçeği -Dinn) Kitabevi,İstanbul
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
History of Mind/Behavior and Body/ Brain Interaction
Week 2 - Theoretical
Structure and Functions of Neuron of the Nervous System
Week 3 - Theoretical
Structure and Functions of the Central and Periferal Nervous System
Week 4 - Theoretical
Development of the Nervous System
Week 5 - Theoretical
Frontal Lobe: Structure, Function, Dysfunctions
Week 6 - Theoretical
Parietal Lobe: Structure, Function, Dysfunctions
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
Occipital Lobe: Structure, Function, Dysfunctions
Week 9 - Theoretical
Temporal Lobe: Structure. Function, Dysfunctions
Week 10 - Theoretical
Limbic Lobe: Structure Function, Dysfunctions
Week 11 - Theoretical
Developmental and Neurological disorders I
Week 12 - Theoretical
Developmental and Neurological disorders II
Week 13 - Theoretical
Brain Dysfunction of Psychiatric Disorder
Week 14 - Theoretical
Methods and strategies using in the evaluation of the brain function
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141242
Midterm Examination1314
Final Examination1516
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)52
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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