Dec 11, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

PSY 31700 - Addictions: Biology, Psychology and Society


It is an interdisciplinary, introductory course taught by a team from the biology and psychology departments. The course will focus on using the processes of addiction to alcohol, marijuana, nicotine, and psychomotor stimulants to teach the basics of biological and psychological science. Example topic areas include neurological/brain function, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, emotion and motivation, learning and memory, physiology and pharmacology, and the psychosocial aspects of addictions.

Preparation for Course
P: PSY 12000 (or equivalent).

Cr. 3.