Dec 08, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

NEUR 280 - Drugs and Behavior

4.00 credit hours
An examination of the dynamic relationship between how drugs act on the brain and behavior. Topics include the properties of drug action, differentiating drug use and drug dependence, physical versus psychological dependence, as well as the legal and social implications of drug use. A range of legal and illegal drugs such as stimulants, depressants, alcohol, opiates, hallucinogens, and pharmaceutical drugs are investigated.

Prerequisite(s): NEUR 100  or PSYC 100 .
Cardinal Directions Designation(s): Social Sciences, U.S. Power Structures.
iCon(s): Being Human, Examining Health.

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