Describe the role of postsynaptic potentials (excitatory and inhibitory), synaptic transmission, and receptors in producing and regulating behavior.

Describe the role of postsynaptic potentials (excitatory and inhibitory), synaptic transmission, and receptors in producing and regulating behavior.

Prepare a 1,050 to 1,400 word paper in which you analyze your selected issue and its affect on the field of biological psychology.
Address the following items in your analysis:
Describe the role of postsynaptic potentials (excitatory and inhibitory), synaptic transmission, and receptors in producing and regulating behavior.
Describe the primary neurotransmitters and their role in brain function and behavior. (Make sure to include details on each neurotransmitter and how it relates to different behaviors)
Put these in the context of a current issue in psychopharmacology (i.e. a disorder which is treated with psychotropic drugs) and discuss current drug treatments, including how they work in the brain and the issues with these treatments, future avenues of drug development could also be discussed

Write your Curriculum Vitae (CV). Refer to the template on pages 618-619 in DeNisco and Barker (2013). Your CV should not exceed 2 pages in length.

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