REWARD AND ADDICTION

NEUROSCI471S.01

Biological and psychological mechanisms of reward and addiction from a "molecules to mind" perspective. Topics include: neural mechanisms of reward, vulnerability to addiction, self-medication, addiction as a learning process, animal models of addiction, gateway drugs, roles of stress and impulsivity, adolescence, genetic vs. environmental predisposition, neural alterations resulting from drug intake. Instructor: Schramm-Sapyta

Day / Time: 

WF 10:05AM-11:20AM

Location: 

Languages 305

Instructor: 

Schramm-Sapyta, Nicole

Section: 

01