PSYC 103. Research Practicum in Behavioral Neuropharmacology
In this practicum students conduct research projects in small groups in collaboration with the instructor. Projects include designing, implementing, analyzing and reporting an experiment. Experiments are directed at characterizing and pharmacologically targeting underlying mechanisms mediating abnormal fear memory, based on an animal model of anxiety disorders. When taken in the senior year, this practicum fulfills the comprehensive requirement in psychology and in neuroscience. The practicum consists of a laboratory component and a meeting in seminar format.
This course may not be taken as pass/fail.
Prerequisite: PSYC 001 , PSYC 025 , PSYC 030 , prior training in conducting animal research, and permission of the instructor.
Lab: One day per week; Tues, Wed, or Thurs 9-9:45 am.
0.5 - 1 credit.
Fall 2018. Schneider.
Catalog chapter: Psychology
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/psychology
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