University of California Berkeley
Psych 119 Drugs and Behavior
Instructor David Presti, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer of Neurobiology, his areas of expertise include the chemistry of the human nervous system, the effects of drugs on the brain and mind, and the scientific study of mind and consciousness.
Course Syllabus for 2010
Psych 119: Drugs and the Brain. A survey course exploring the basic principles of psychopharmacology. The major focus of the course is on the relationship between behavior and the physiological actions of drugs. Emphasis will be placed on effects of pharmacological agents on complex mental processes such as attention, motivation, learning, and memory.
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