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Foundations of Contemporary Psychology
PSYC 105
Spring 2007
Section: 01  

This course will include an introductory level presentation of ideas and research findings in the major areas of psychology. It will serve as both preparation for upper-level courses in psychology and as a valuable contribution to your Liberal Arts education. This course will help you to discover what psychology is and what psychologists do. Not only will you learn the basic content of psychology, but the course should help you to think critically about such everyday issues as: In what ways are we like other humans, and how do we differ? What do babies perceive and think? Why do we dream? Content areas include history of psychology, methods of psychological research, biological basis of human behavior, motivation and emotions, learning and memory, sensation and perception, cognitive and social development, personality, intelligence, and psychopathology.

Essential Capabilities: Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS PSYC
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (NS&B)(PSYC)(STS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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