Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 5622

The Development of Brain and Behavior

Explores the process of brain development from conception through adulthood. Covers the basic processes of central nervous system differentiation, how the brain continues to change in infancy, childhood and adolescence, and how environmental variables&


Credit Hours: 3


2220 and 2300; and 3312 or Neuro 3000

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

Psychology Major:

Sequenced Advanced Course

Psychology Minors:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

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