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Addiction and neural ageing

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This free course, Addiction and neural ageing, takes its title from two topics that are of immense worldwide social, economic, ethical, and political importance. You will develop a Master's level approach to the study of specific issues within these two important subject areas.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the complex nature of addiction and neural ageing from both biological and psychological perspectives
  • recognise the contribution of different scientific disciplines to our understanding of several contemporary topics in addiction and neural ageing
  • critically evaluate and discuss specific scientific arguments related to addiction and neural ageing
  • communicate the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to studying issues in biological psychology, using addiction and neural ageing as examples.

First Published: 09/08/2012

Updated: 13/02/2018

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