2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 29, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FYW-1258 Drugs, Sex and Rocky Road


What are the motivating factors for eating, sex, and recreational drug use? Why do we persist in the face of difficulties? Why do some of us use and abuse drugs, sex, and food while others seem unaffected? Just as importantly, what are the prevailing attitudes of society toward individuals who struggle with drugs, sex, and food?  Modern psychology, using the scientific method, has provided a wealth of information about these and other motivational questions. Consideration of how our biology, learning and cognition, affect and direct these behavior. Motivational concepts and theories will be applied to our understanding of drugs, sex, and rocky road.     4 credits.



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