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.
This course may not be taken as pass/fail.
Prerequisite: PSYC 001 ; PSYC 025. Research Design and Analysis ; PSYC 030. Behavioral Neuroscience ; prior training in conducting animal research and permission of the instructor.
0.5 - 1 credit.
Fall 2017. Schneider.
Fall 2018. Schneider.
Catalog chapter: Psychology
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/psychology
Check the Fall 2017 Schedule of Courses