G4440y: Topics in Neurobiology & Behavior

Spring 2004

3 pts. --- M 6:10 - 8 --- Room 420 Schermerhorn Hall

 

INSTRUCTOR:

Professor Carl Hart

EMAIL:

clh42@columbia.edu

OFFICE:

Schermerhorn Hall 366
(212) 543-5884

Class size: Limited to 15 students

PREREQUISITES:

  • Permission of the instructor
  • Recommended preparation: at least one course in neuroscience
  • (e.g., PSYC 1010 Mind, Brain, and Behavior, PSYC 2450 Behavioral Neuroscience, or PSYC 2460 Drugs and Behavior), in either the Psychology or the Biology department.

This course fulfills the Group II requirement of the Psychology Major, Psychology Concentration, or Psychology Postbac, and the Seminar requirement of the Neuroscience and Behavior major.

Overview of the Course:

This seminar is designed to provide students with a basic working knowledge of the neural mechanisms that are thought to mediate drug effects, including drug-taking behavior. Special emphasis will be given to drugs that are abused by humans such as alcohol, nicotine, cocaine, heroin, and marijuana.

 

 

 

 

 

last modified on March 24, 2003 by lep1