Faculty Profile

Teresa Barber

Professor of Psychology (1993)

Contact Information

barber@dickinson.edu

Kaufman Hall Room 175
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

2017-2018 Academic Year

Fall 2017

PSYC 325 Res Meth in Biological Psych
A comprehensive coverage of the research methods employed in the field of biopsychology. Students conduct research on the relationship between the nervous system and/or the endocrine system and human behavior. Three hours classroom plus three hours laboratory a week. Prerequisites: 110, 125, or 130, 201 & 202 or 210 & 211; OR BIOL 124, PSYC 125 and NRSC 200.

PSYC 425 Human Neuropsychology

NRSC 500 Independent Study

PSYC 500 Independent Study

Spring 2018

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.