PSY 100◊ Introduction to Psychology

3 credits

A survey of the study of human and non-human behavior, as well as the biological and mental processes that underlie behavior, with an emphasis on the scientific nature of contemporary psychological investigation. Topics covered include an historical overview of psychology and its major theoretical perspectives, the relationship between theory and empirical research, neurological processes, sensation and perception, motivation, emotion, learning, memory, cognition, life-span development, personality, abnormal behavior, therapy, social behavior and individual differences.

Lecture: 3 hours — IAI: S6 900