PSY 100◊ Introduction to Psychology

3 credits

Last Update Effective: 8/23/15

A survey of the study of human and nonhuman behavior, as well as the biological and mental processes that underlie behavior, with an emphasis on the scientific nature of contemporary psychological investigation. Historical overview of psychology and its major theoretical perspectives, the scientific method as used in psychology, biological/neurological processes, sensation and perception, states of consciousness, learning, memory, thinking, intelligence, language, human development, motivation and emotion, gender and sexuality, personality, social psychology, psychological disorders, therapies, and health psychology.

Lecture: 3 hours — IAI: S6 900