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Academic Year 2005/2006
Drug and Behavior Seminar
PSYC 325 SP
This course provides a discussion of the history, biology, health, and social issues related to legal and illegal psychoactive drugs. The first half of the course will involve lectures and discussions related to the
of psychopharmacology, and will transition to student presentations of current topics in the area of drugs and social and biological psychology.
Grilly, David, DRUGS AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR, (5th ed.), Allyn & Bacon: 2006
Primary source journal articles
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
One of two quizzes, oral presentations, and short papers based on the presentations.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
This course assumes familiarity with basic neural physiology, synaptic function, and neurotransmission, as well as with basic human behavior, psychopathology, social or health psychology. PSYC or NS&B majors who feel
they meet these criteria are
encouraged to contact Prof. McLaughlin regarding enrollment.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
(PSYC101 AND PSYC240) OR (PSYC105 AND PSYC240) OR PSYC101 AND PSYC251) OR (PSYC105 AND PSYC251) OR NS&B213
Links to Web Resources For This Course.
- Instructor(s): McLaughlin,Peter Joseph
- Times: ..T.R.. 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: BTFDA413;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 18)
- Curricular Renewal: Speaking, Writing
- Permission: Permission of Instructor Required
POI forms will be distributed by the instructor during the browsing period of pre-registration and must be submitted to the Registrar's office prior to the on-line registration appointment
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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