PSYCH 4320: Psychological Science of Addiction

August 7, 2017
Addiction is studied at many levels, from how drugs affect neurobiological systems to how psychosocial factors play a role in drug addiction. Likewise, accumulating evidence suggests that we need to consider addiction as a brain disease like other medical conditions. Students will learn neurobiological systems and cognitive neuroscience underlying drug addictions. Prereq: A grade of C- or above in 2367.02, 3313, or 3331.
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Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:

Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains
  • Describe applications of psychology

Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving


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