Faculty Profile

Teresa Barber

Associate Professor of Psychology (1993)

Contact Information

on sabbatical Fall 2015

barber@dickinson.edu

James Hall - Rector Complex Room 1223
717.245.1641

Bio

She is a behavioral neuroscientist, teaching classes that examine the relationship between the nervous system and behavior, including neuropsychology, the study of damaged brains and impaired behavior. Her research focuses on the biological changes induced in the nervous system by learning.

Education

  • B.A., California State University at Fresno, 1979
  • M.A. University of California at Berkeley, 1984
  • Ph.D., 1987

2015-2016 Academic Year

Spring 2016

PSYC 125 Brain and Behavior w/Lab
This course will introduce the structure and function of the brain as it influences human behavior. The level of study will be from a molar viewpoint, and findings from such fields as neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and endocrinology will be considered in their relation to a number of behavioral processes. In the laboratory, students will engage in hand-on activities to explore brain anatomy, behavioral analysis and brain-behavior relationships. This course is a Health Studies elective. Three hours classroom and three hours laboratory a week.

PSYC 125 Brain and Behavior w/Lab
This course will introduce the structure and function of the brain as it influences human behavior. The level of study will be from a molar viewpoint, and findings from such fields as neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and endocrinology will be considered in their relation to a number of behavioral processes. In the laboratory, students will engage in hand-on activities to explore brain anatomy, behavioral analysis and brain-behavior relationships. This course is a Health Studies elective. Three hours classroom and three hours laboratory a week.

NRSC 500 Independent Study

PSYC 500 Independent Study

PSYC 500 Independent Study

NRSC 550 Independent Research