This course reviews Western scientific perspectives on the mind and the brain. Topics include neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and neuro-cognitive changes across the lifecycle. Pathological conditions of the central nervous system and psyche are discussed along with a detailed review of the neuroendocrine orchestration of the stress response. The interactions of the mind and body are explored in detail including discussion of practices that support health and wellness across the mind body continuum. Drugs that alter the mind and mood are reviewed.
- Master of Science in Yoga Therapy