ORG LP724 - Neuroanatomy

(Credits: 3)

The field of neuroscience has undergone a recent expansion into organizational/leadership development, requiring those practicing in this field to have a greater understanding of how the brain works. This course is designed to provide a foundation in understanding normal brain-behavior relationships. Students will learn basic neuroanatomy and fundamental physiological processes that allow the brain to control various behaviors, with a special emphasis on topics that apply when working with organizations and leaders, such as the physiology of attention/engagement, stress, motivation, reinforcement, decision making, learning, and emotional processing.