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PSYC362

Psychopharmacology

Subject code

PSYC

Course Number

362

Department(s)

Instructor(s)

Department/Program Faculty

Course Long Title

Psychopharmacology

Cross Listed Courses

Description

This course examines the effects that drugs have on human behavior, including the ability to cause addiction as well as treat a variety of neuropsychiatric conditions. By exploring how drugsalter neurotransmitters, students better understand how the brain mediates cognition, emotion, and sensorimotor functioning. Strategies, techniques, and challenges of psychopharmacological research are addressed, and new approaches to drug discovery are covered in depth. Prerequisite(s): one of the following: NS/PY 160, 319, 330, or 331; or PSYC 215, 302, or 305.

Modes of Inquiry

Scientific Reasoning [SR]

Writing Credit

No writing credit

Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(Psychology: Biological)

GEC This Course Belongs To

-

Class Restriction

Exclude First Years