An Introduction to Drugs and the Neuroscience of Behavior by Adam Prus

By Adam Prus

This up to date textual content presents an introductory evaluate of the frightened approach activities and behavioral results of the most important periods of psychoactive medicines, utilizing pedagogy exact between pharmacology texts to make the subject approachable.

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May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. 8, these dogs also lacked humane care (“Marching for science,” 1966). An outraged public quickly led federal legislators to pass the Animal Welfare Act in 1966.

All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. 16 Chapter 1 | Introduction to Psychopharmacology animal research Procedures that use animal subjects in scientific research.

What might a three-arm clinical study consist of? 3. Why is external validity an important concern for animal experimentation? 1. Correlational studies identify potential associations between variables, whereas experiments identify causal relationships between variables. 2. A three-arm study employs three different participant groups. Although the treatment conditions depend on the disorder and drugs being tested, a three-arm study might employ a placebo group, an experimental drug group, and a comparison drug group.

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