Lecture 1 - Overview

Ques4ons how where and why are drugs used how do they

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Unformatted text preview: Neuropharmacology is the study of drug effects on the nervous system that relate to cogniMon. Concerns in Cogni4ve Science •  PercepMon •  Consciousness •  AHenMon •  EmoMon •  Learning •  Language •  Memory •  Decision ­making What do drugs have to do with these things? Ques4ons How, where, and why are drugs used? How do they work? What sorts of effects do they have? What role do expectaMons play in those effects? What sorts of long ­term effects do they have (e.g. damage)? Why do some people become addicted to drugs? How has society responded to...
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