Physiological Psychology

Fulfills BCIA’s Neuroanatomy Requirement for Certification in  Neurofeedback




BioSource Software offers a $150 self-paced Physiological Psychology online didactic course that fulfills BCIA’s Neuroanatomy and Physiology requirement.

If you are pursuing Biofeedback certification, you will need our Human Physiology course, instead.







The BioSource Advantage
Physiological Psychology focuses on topics important for neurofeedback professionals and delivers unmatched value. This course is taught by a veteran Biological Psychologist, uses an industry-leading 2020-edition textbook, and provides exceptional learning resources and best-of-class assessment using ClassMarker. All BioSource products are continually updated to incorporate new research findings.

Compare instructor credentials, textbook, resources, assessment platform, and price before selecting your course.






Continuing Education
You may also use this course to satisfy 45 of 48 hours of continuing education for Biofeedback or Neurofeedback recertification. At less than $3 per credit hour, this is one of the most affordable ways to complete almost all of the hours required for recertification.


To keep this product affordable, we do not provide AMA or APA continuing education credit.

Based on the leading Behavioral Neuroscience (9th ed.) textbook by Breedlove and Watson, this course covers:

Chapter 2: Functional Neuroanatomy: The Nervous System and Behavior
Chapter 3: Neurophysiology
Chapter 4: The Chemistry of Behavior: Neurotransmitters and Neuropharmacology
Chapter 5: Hormones and the Brain
Chapter 7: Life-Span Development of the Brain and Behavior
Chapter 8: General Principles of Sensory Processing, Touch, and Pain
Chapter 9: Hearing, Vestibular Perception, Taste, and Smell
Chapter 10: Vision: From Eye to Brain
Chapter 11: Motor Control and Plasticity
Chapter 14: Biological Rhythms, Sleep, and Dreaming
Chapter 15: Emotions, Aggression, and Stress
Chapter 16: Psychopathology: Biological Basis of Behavioral Disorders
Chapter 17: Learning and Memory
Chapter 18: Attention and Higher Cognition

Schedule and Format
After you enroll in this online course, you must complete it within 1 year of purchase. You decide when you start and complete this course.

You will purchase or rent Behavioral Neuroscience (9th ed.), Sinauer (publisher), ISBN 978-1-6053-5907-6, review the corresponding PowerPoints, and must pass 14 chapter exams with scores of 75% or higher. Each exam will consist of 20 multiple-choice questions taken online. You will have unlimited time to complete each exam. You may retake each exam until you achieve a passing score. After submitting answers, you will see an overall score and missed questions.

We encourage you to review invaluable resources provided in the Course Guide. Since this course is an independent study, there are no class discussions, essays, or papers.

You may purchase this course from BioSource using the Biological Psychology Add to Cart button below. You will need to purchase or rent Behavioral Neuroscience (9th ed.) from vendors like






Academic Rigor
This online course is identical in coverage to nationally-ranked Truman State University’s 3-credit-hour Physiological Psychology course and will satisfy BCIA’s Neurofeedback Anatomy and Physiology requirement.





Certificate of Completion
We will provide you with a certificate of completion when you complete all 14 chapter exams and contact us.






Faculty Credentials
Fredric Shaffer, PhD, BCB, BCB-HRV and Professor of Psychology at Truman State University, has taught Physiological Psychology for over 35 years and served as a consultant for Behavioral Neuroscience.

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Cancellation Policy
You may request a refund within 2 weeks of purchasing this course.


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