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

PSY 41900 - Psychopharmacology


Examines the chemical substrates of behavior and the influences of various drugs (experimental, clinical, and recreational) on the nervous system and behavior, including the processes that underlie addictions. Pharmacological principles, behavioral procedures, neurophysiology, and synaptic transmission are reviewed. Major neurotransmitter systems in the brain are discussed in terms of the behaviors in which they are involved and the drugs that affect them. Emphasis is placed on using drug effects to understand the brain’s control of behavior.

Preparation for Course
P: PSY 20300 or consent of instructor.

Cr. 3.