Physiological Foundations of Psychology

The course dwells upon the physiological nature of psychology wherein the brain and its functioning concerning behaviors is understood and the biological foundations of psychology are assessed.

The course is a skill enhancement course which does not provide any kind of license.



Students of classes 9, 10, 11, and 12 who are interested in the field of psychology or are pursuing psychology

Learning Outcomes:

1. Continuous Evaluation via Quizzes, Practical Work

2. Globally Verified Certificate from We Avec U & Accredited bodies

3. Student-Friendly Timings

4. One year access to resource material

5. Session Recording available for 1 year

Classes Conduction:

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  • Module 1: Introduction to Physiological Psychology

    ● Definition and Nature
    ● Biological Explanations of Human Behaviour.
    ● The mind-brain Relationship.
    ● Relation with other branches: Biopsychology, Psychopharmacology, Neuropsychology,
    Psychophysiology and Comparative psychology.
    ● Ethical Issues in Physiological Psychology research

  • Module 2: The Nerve Impulse

    ● Cells of the nervous system
    ● The blood-brain barrier
    ● The nerve impulse – resting potential, action potential
    ● Synapse
    ● Drugs and behaviour.

  • Module 3: The Nervous System

    ● Subdivisions of the Vertebrate Nervous System – hindbrain, midbrain, forebrain,
    ● The cerebral cortex – occipital lobe, parietal lobe, temporal lobe, frontal lobe
    ● Prenatal Brain Growth
    ● Development of the brain

  • Module 4: Sensory and Motor Systems

    ● Neural basis of visual perception
    ● Physiology of audition
    ● The mechanical senses-taste and olfaction
    ● Muscles and their movements

  • Module 5: Hormone and Internal Body States

    ● Hormones and Behaviour- mechanism of action
    ● Sex hormones: organizing and activating effects during puberty
    ● Temperature regulation
    ● Physiological mechanisms of thirst, types of thirst
    ● Physiological mechanisms of hunger and satiety.


Holistic approach towards psychological and educational needs

Internationally & Nationally accredited Courses

Different types and modalities of therapies.

Experienced and Qualified Facilitators and Staff

Hands-on Practical Exposure with One to One Emphasis

Queer affirmative and trauma informed psychologists


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