Stanford Human Behavioral Biology

This course covers how to approach complex normal and abnormal behaviors through biology; how to integrate disciplines including sociobiology, ethology, neuroscience, and endocrinology, to examine behaviors such as aggression, sexual behavior, language use, and mental illness. Created by Stanford

Average Course Length

25 hours

Skill Level


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1: Introduction to Human Behavioral Biology
2: Behavioral Evolution
3: Behavioral Evolution II
4: Molecular Genetics I
5: Molecular Genetics II
6: Behavioral Genetics I
7: Behavioral Genetics II
8: Recognizing Relatives
9: Ethology
10: Introduction to Neuroscience I
11: Introduction to Neuroscience II
12: Endocrinology
13: Advanced Neurology and Endocrinology
14: Limbic System
15: Human Sexual Behavior I
16: Human Sexual Behavior II
17: Human Sexual Behavior III & Aggression I
18: Aggression II
19: Aggression III
20: Aggression IV
21: Chaos and Reductionism
22: Emergence and Complexity
23: Language
24: Schizophrenia
25: Individual Differences