PSYD62H3: Neuroscience of Pleasure and Reward

This seminar course will focus on the brain bases of pleasure and reward and their role in human psychology. We will examine how different aspects of pleasure and reward are implemented in the human brain, and how they contribute to various psychological phenomena such as self-disclosure, attachment, altruism, humour, and specific forms of psychopathology.

PSYB55H3 and [PSYB07H3 or STAB22H3 or STAB23H3] and PSYB70H3 and [0.5 credits from the NRO C-level courses or PSY 50-series C-level courses]
NROD60H3 if taken in Fall 2021 or Fall 2022
Natural Sciences