Drugs and Behavior (PSYC 265; formerly "Psychological Aspects of Alcohol" PSYC 222)
MWF 1:30-2:20 PM Richards 15
Textbook: Jung, J. (2010). Alcohol, Other Drugs and Behavior: Psychological Research Perspectives (2nd edition). Washington DC: Sage.
(3 cr) Prereq: PSYC 181 or 6 hrs of sociology or anthropology, or permission. This course is also appropriate for individuals working in the alcohol fields.
Introduction to factors relevant to drug use and substance-use disorders including biological, social, cognitive and clinical.Issues in research, theory and practice are considered.
Behavior Genetics (PSYC 458/858)
(3cr) Prereqs: 12 hrs psychology or 12 hrs biological sciences, including PSYC 373 or BIOS 373
Introduction to concepts and research in behavior genetics. The role of heredity in normal and disordered behaviors will be examined, with a special emphasis on the mechanisms by which genetic variation influences individual differences in behavior.
Brain & Behavior (PSYC 273)
Prereqs: PSYC 181
Credit cannot be earned in both PSYC 273 and PSYC 373.
Introduction to concepts and research to understand relations between bodily processes and behavior, with a focus on human brain structure and function.