Psychology and History of Drug Use

FULL COURSE DESCRIPTION

Professor: Suzanne Wood
Subject: Psychology
Course Code: PSY199H1F
Time: Tuesday 12:00 – 14:00

This seminar will examine the historical and contemporary use of drugs. Students will be introduced to the general psychological and neuroscientific mechanisms by which drugs affect human behavior, and explore highlights of current research on drug effects in animals and humans. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.

GOOD TO KNOW

Pre-requisites:

none

Co-requisites:

none

Exclusions:

none

Recommended Preparation:

none

Breadth designation:

Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)

CR/NCR:

Not eligible for CR/NCR option

Restrictions:

Restricted to first-year students

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NB: ACORN and the A&S Timetable call me Groppe, so you will see that name instead of Wood in the course schedule.”

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