This course surveys the field of behavioural pharmacology, examines psychoactive drugs, their mechanisms of action in the nervous system, and their effects on the brain and behaviour. It will focus on current research into the pharmacology of drugs, historical accounts of drug use, an examination of recreational use/clinical applications, and insights into their potential abuse.
PSYC 100 and PSYC 101 plus one of the following: PSYC 212, INTS 310 or MT 462
PSYC 225 is recommended.
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