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UGRD > PSYCH > 461

Neurotoxicology: Effects of environmental agents on the brain and behavior

Neurotoxicology examines the effects of toxic substances in the environment upon nervous system functioning. The course explores the actions of toxicants on adult functioning as well as on the development of the nervous system and behavior. Principles of toxicology, cellular and molecular mechanisms of action, and federal regulations are examined to provide foundational knowledge of the major classes of neurotoxicants.

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