|Spring Term 2020 Addiction - 3463 - PSYC 320
Prerequisites/Notes: NESC 200 or one course in psychology or biology, AND sophomore standing
Catalog Description : This course explores the effects of addictive substances on the brain from a neurobiological perspective. It will describe the factors associated with the development of addiction, the changes that occur in the addicted brain, and how science is informing treatment. We will answer popular questions about addiction, including "Is addiction a disease or moral failure?" and "Can people have an addictive personality?" Quizzes, exams, and a paper.
Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course