BIONB 4370

BIONB 4370

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

This class examines the neural circuits of motivated behavior and reward, and involves the critical reading and discussion of classic and contemporary papers in this subject. Topics include neural processes related to reward, punishment, risk, effort, appetite, aggression, addiction, and depression.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Permission of instructor required.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIONB 2220.

Distribution Category (OPHLS-AG, BIO-AS, PBS-AS)

Comments Offered in odd-numbered years only.

Outcomes
  • Students will be able to critically read and understand the primary literature in motivated behavior.
  • Students will be able to discuss the major current and historical debates in the field.
  • Students will be able to identify questions raised in the scientific literature and use these questions to develop hypotheses.
  • Students will be able to design experiments to test their hypotheses.

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16723 BIONB 4370   LEC 001

    • TR Corson-Mudd W364
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Warden, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: BIONB 2220.