Course Meeting Times
Seminar: 1 session / week, 2 hours / session
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Experimental Study Group (ESG)
The Experimental Study Group sponsors 5–10 six unit pass / fail seminars each spring on a variety of innovative subjects not covered in the regular curriculum. These seminars are open to all MIT students as well as ESG students and are intended to be hands-on and experiential in nature.
Credits and Grading
This class gives 6 units of General Elective credit. Note that the average MIT class gives 12 unites of credit. This class is graded Pass / Fail.
View the instructor's version of the syllabus (PDF).
|2||Drug Mechanisms, Explained with Antidepressants|
|4||Drug Addiction, Dopamine, and Liking vs. Wanting|
|5||Action Potentials, Alcohol, and Shock Therapies|
|8||Anxiety and Sedatives|
|9||Psychosis, Antipsychotics, and Parkinson’s Disease|
|10||The Two Dichotomies|
|12||Appetite and Nausea, Syringes|