Course Detail

DRUGS AND BEHAVIOR

Subject: PSYC

Catalog Number: 325

Registration Number: 7807

Description:
General principles of drug effects with attention to neural mechanisms of drug action, addiction, tolerance, and drug classification. Drug use in the treatment of psychopathologies, and drug effects on learning, cognitive, and social processes. Laboratory exposure to experimental research techniques in behavioral pharmacology and descriptive research techniques in psychopharmacology. Requires work with live animals (rats and/or mice). $35 lab fee. Prerequisite: PSYC 252 and any one of the following: PSYC 101, PSYC 281, PSYC 282, PSYC 283, PSYC 284, PSYC 286, PSYC 287. Typically offered fall of odd-numbered years. 4 credits.

Instructor: Lee Bakner
Is consent of Instructor Required? No