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Motivation and Reward

NS&B 227
Fall 2017
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: PSYC 227
Course Cluster: Health Studies

This course will focus on motivation and reward, providing students with a background in and understanding of the various theories and approaches to studying the topic of motivation, including an introduction to some of the history and the current advances in the field. The course uses animal and human research to try to unravel the brain areas and neurotransmitter systems involved in different forms of reward, including food, sex, and drugs, and examine cases of disordered motivation such as drug addiction, obesity, and disordered gambling.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM NS&B
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: PSYC105 OR [NS&B213 or BIOL213 or PSYC240]
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIS)(EDST)(NS&B)(PSYC)(STS)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

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