Examination of research on basic neural processes underlying behavior and mental processes. Students engage in the examination and evaluation of research addressing questions regarding the neural bases of motivation, learning and cognition. Various techniques are discussed, including electrophysiological, anatomical, and biochemical. The relevance of such basic research to clinical disorders is addressed. Prerequisite: PSYCH*206 and PSYCH*207; one of PSYCH*150, PSYCH*152, or PSYCH*154; and permission of the instructor. Distribution Requirements: None.