Behavior and Neurochemistry

PSY 273

The role of brain chemicals (neurotransmitters, peptides, and hormones) in behavior. Hypotheses addressing the neurobiology of mental disorders and how they can be treated by pharmacological intervention. Emphasis on the development and critical evaluation of pharmacological models of brain function using mathematical and/or deductive/inductive models of reasoning and experimentation. Recommended prerequisite: Psychology 106 or 107/Neuroscience 101 or 102.
Curriculum Codes
  • NS
Cross-Listed As
  • NEUROSCI 363
Typically Offered