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PSYC 4433 Addiction, Choice, and Motivation (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This is a writing intensive course. Students write weekly prompts on course readings. The readings are drawn from the research literature on addiction and choice. The drug research includes biographical accounts, epidemiological studies, and experiments on drug effects and drug choice. The choice research includes studies with animals and humans that test simple quantitative models of rational choice and impulsiveness.


Instructor(s): Gene Heyman

Prerequisites: PSYC1110 and at least two 2000-level or higher courses in Psychology, Economics, or a Natural Science, or permission of instructor

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Comments: Open only to sophomores and juniors, or with instructor permission.


Last Updated: 10-Nov-16